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  1. Pierce, KG brace for Boston return

    Chris Forsberg

    Noah K. Murray/USA TODAY SportsPaul Pierce and Rajon Rondo exchanged preseason pleasantries in Brooklyn. Boston is another story. During the heyday of the Boston Celtics' most recent Big Three era, there was a video clip of Larry Bird talking about ...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  2. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett brace for emotional return to Boston

    Chris Forsberg

    Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett expect an emotional return to Boston.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2014
  3. Bradley's Bird-like over-the-backboard shot

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley had two admissions after Tuesday's win over the Milwaukee Bucks: 1) He's never seen the famous Larry Bird behind-the-backboard shot and 2) his copycat version was pure luck. When Jared Sullinger's off-b...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  4. Bird wins Executive of the Year

    Chris Forsberg

    Dick Raphael/NBAE/Getty ImagesLarry Bird, during his Boston days.An old friend won a big award for his efforts in revitalizing another franchise: Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird was voted the NBA's Executive of the Year on Wednesday, becoming t...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  5. Video: Bird, Magic take in Broadway debut

    Chris Forsberg

    How do Magic Johnson and Larry Bird feel about the Broadway play based on their rivalry and friendship? "We're kinda like, OK, this is going to be great. But we're also scared to death," said Johnson at the play's opening in New York on Wednesday ...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  6. Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce ends good week on bad note

    Chris Forsberg

    After passing Bird en route to his 10th All-Star team, Pierce couldn't bury L.A.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2012
  7. Snapshot: Pierce passes Bird

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics sent out a nice snapshot of Paul Pierce and the game ball from his milestone night against the Bobcats Tuesday via Twitter and Instagram......

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  8. Pierce passes Bird on C's scoring list

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Celtics captain Paul Pierce leapfrogged Larry Bird to move into second place on the franchise's all-time scoring list during Tuesday night's tilt with the Charlotte Bobcats at TD Garden. After looking like he was pressing a bit in the fi...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 94, Bobcats 84

    Chris Forsberg

    Bob DeChiara/US PresswirePaul Pierce leapfrogged Larry Bird in the C's record book as part of Tuesday's win.BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 94-84 Tuesday night at TD Garden: HOW THE GAME WAS WON Pa...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  10. Paul Pierce moves past Larry Bird as Boston Celtics' No. 2 scorer...

    Chris Forsberg

    Paul Pierce passed Larry Bird as the second-leading scorer in Celtics history in Tuesday's game against the Bobcats.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2012
  11. Paul Pierce set to pass Larry Bird on Boston Celtics' scoring lis...

    Chris Forsberg

    About to become the Celtics' No. 2 scorer, Paul Pierce nears legend status.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2012
  12. The 25th anniversary of Banner 16

    Chris Forsberg

    Dick Raphael/NBAE/Getty ImagesLarry Bird gets a champagne shower before getting the Finals MVP trophy.Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of Boston's 16th world title. Larry Bird produced a triple-double with 29 points, 12 assists, and 11 rebounds a...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  13. Shaq wasn't a C's fan early on

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Charles KrupaShaquille O'Neal couldn't picture himself in this uniform as a kid.With Shaquille O'Neal's retirement Wednesday, we've been digging through our notes from the 2010-11 season and, as you'd probably expect, finding all sorts of le...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  14. Bird honored by Nowitzki comparisons

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesLarry Bird watches from the sideline in some of his final playing days with the Celtics.After all that hubbub about whether it was fair to compare Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki to former Celtics forward Larry Bi...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  15. Video: Is Ray Allen in Larry's league?

    Chris Forsberg

    First Take debates how Ray Allen's career rates among all-time NBA greats such as Larry Bird....

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  16. Finding treasure in a card

    Chris Forsberg

    Thirty years later, a Larry Bird-Magic Johnson rookie card provides a flood of memories for's Scott Turken: ESPNBoston.comLarry Bird and Magic Johnson first found common ground on a 1980-81 Topps rookie card.We all know the feeling of fin...

    Blog | February 01, 2011