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Derrick Rose's 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Bulls over Cavaliers

...a deafening roar from the crowd.LeBron James scored 27 points for Cleveland and passed Tony Parker, Steve Nash and Larry Bird for fourth on the career playoff assists list. He had 14 in the game, giving him 1,073.Jimmy Butler scored 20 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-08/derrick-roses-3-pointer-buzze
Pacers' Chris Copeland stabbed in nightclub altercation; 2 Hawks arrested on obstruction charges

...play the Knicks; Copeland was with New York during the 2012-13 season. Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird said the team was aware that Copeland had been injured."We are still gathering information and will update when we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-08/pacers-chris-copeland-stabbed
Final Four has interesting look again

...consecutive championships.Indiana State was the last team to do it before UNLV, in 1979 when the Sycamores, led by Larry Bird, lost in the championship game to Michigan State and Magic Johnson.___BIG WINNERS: The combined record for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-29/final-four-has-interesting-look-a
Statue of Hawks great Dominique Wilkins is unveiled in Atlanta

...takes his rightful place as a legend of the game," Drexler said.There were also video tributes, including one from Larry Bird, who took a playful jab at Wilkins by saying "Congratulations on that statue. I'm pretty sure it wasn't made with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-05/statue-hawks-great-dominique-
Pacers sign Frank Vogel to extension

Larry Bird ended the speculation about Frank Vogel's job security before it could even begin. He's safe.On Wednesday, the Pacers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-08/pacers-sign-frank-vogel-exten
Indiana Pacers seeking a spark as NBA trade deadline nears

The East was a two-team race at last year's trade deadline, and Larry Bird made the move he thought would win it.When the Indiana Pacers acquired Evan Turner from rebuilding Philadelphia, they hoped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-17/indiana-pacers-seeking-spark-
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher eyes back-to-back titles; Seminoles begin preseason practice

...capturing back-to-back championships.The fifth-year coach routinely lists Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as inspirations, but also mentioned Miami Heat president Pat Riley, former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/florida-state-coach-jimbo
Former NBA commissioner David Stern set to enter Hall of Fame

...our players are now at the top of the celebrity period."It helped to have marketable stars including Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.But now comes an honor for the person most responsible for it.Stern will be enshrined Friday in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-04/former-nba-commissioner-david
LeBron James' moves shifts balance of power

...Eastern Conference.And the battle should be very entertaining: James vs. the likes of Pat Riley, Phil Jackson and Larry Bird.Cleveland won't even be a sure thing within its own division where Bird's Indiana Pacers and the Chicago Bulls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-12/lebron-james-moves-shifts-bal
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-02-16/nebraska-claims-upset-no-