Spurs top Thunder in overtime, set up rematch in NBA Finals

...and loves to compete at the highest level, and be pushed to new levels," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. PACERS: Larry Bird must spend the off-season trying to figure out what went wrong and what must be fixed to finally beat the Heat in the...

Report: Larry Bird to leave post with Pacers

David Morway has resigned as general manager of the Indiana Pacers amid reports that Larry Bird is on the way out, too.Morway was hired by the Pacers in 1999 and had been GM since 2008. The Indianapolis Star reported Tuesday...

Paul Pierce passes Larry Bird on Celtics all-time scoring list

BOSTON - Paul Pierce passed Larry Bird for No. 2 on the Celtics' career scoring list, finishing with 15 points as Boston increased its winning streak to five with...

Basketball is just a bracket and a racket

...meant to say was, I can't stand basketball. Not since my mother-in-law was alive and we would watch her vaunted Larry Bird lead the Celtics have I actually watched a game.I lost interest in the sport in high school about, oh, two weeks...

Nebraska claims upset of No. 9 Michigan State

...CREIGHTON 101, NO. 6 VILLANOVA 80In Omaha, Neb., Doug McDermott matched his season high with 39 points and passed Larry Bird for 13th place on the Division I career scoring chart during Creighton's victory over Villanova.Creighton's second...

NBA notes: Bird is NBA coach of the year

INDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird the coach is picking up where he left off as Larry Bird the superstar player -- winning games...Boston. "You just put success and Larry Bird together," said the Pacers' Chris...

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Flying home?

...already reporters were asking if Larry Bird would succeed him as coach of the...said. Brown agreed. "As far as Larry Bird is concerned, he's a legend here...Heaton said. "And if I'm Larry Bird, I'm thinking, `My buddy Dave...

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Helen Bainbridge

...services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014, Habersham United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Bird officiating. Visitation will be immediately following the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers...

Bird named coach of the year

INDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird, whose minimalist approach to coaching turned around the Indiana...Conference. "Who in their right mind wouldn't listen to what Larry Bird tells them?" Pacer Reggie Miller once said. "He knows what it...

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Bird's road: French Lick to Hall of Fame

It was just a matter of time for Larry Bird. And now that time has come. A rule that players must...it was obviously a lot different than it will be for Larry Bird because I had absolutely no confidence in the world that...

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