How Dr. J and Larry Bird Helped Build a Video Game Empire
This year, Electronic Arts celebrates its 35th anniversary. They might not have gotten there without the groundbreaking game 'One-on-One: Dr. J. vs. Larry Bird.'
Larry Bird's Departure Muddies Indiana's Already Uncertain Future
The Pacers never became the team Larry Bird said he wanted it to be. Now Kevin Pritchard takes the helm at a pivotal time for the franchise and its star, Paul George.
Report: Larry Bird Is Stepping Down as Pacers President
Kevin Pritchard reportedly will take over basketball operations for the time-being.
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LeBron's Wrath, Larry Bird's Legacy, and 90s Hip-Hop as Dad Rock: COOKIES 36
Kevin Wildes of ESPN joins the podcast to discuss whether Larry Bird is overrated, LeBron's delightful game against the New York Knicks, and more.
Breaking Down the 11 Types of NBA Nicknames, and Why Today's Need to Be Better
There are good basketball nicknames, and there are supremely lame basketball nicknames. All of us have a role in making sure that good triumphs.
How NBA Entertainment Helped Save the League and Spread a Renaissance
In the early 1980s, the NBA was floundering. Then NBA Entertainment, the league's new in-house video production team, helped usher in a fan-tastic future.
It's Time For The Mavericks To Choose Between The Present And The Future
It's been five mostly middling years since Dallas won a NBA Championship. There has to be a better way to honor Dirk Nowitzki's twilight than an endless status quo.
NBA Throwback: Larry Bird's Left-Handed Love Letter to Portland
On Valentine's Day in 1986, Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird dropped a 47-point triple-double on the Portland Trailblazers while mostly shooting with his left hand. Because why not?
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Vice Sports Q&A: Bill Walton
The inimitable television analyst and basketball legend talks UCLA, injuries, John Wooden, broadcasting, overcoming a severe stutter and debilitating back pain, and his son Luke coaching the Golden State Warriors.
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A Brief History of the Time Kenny Rogers Pump-Faked Michael Jordan Out of the Gym
Talk about the Gambler! Or something?
How to Get Rid of a Terrible Restaurant Customer
There’s a customer we call Underbite who lives in the neighborhood near Thirty Acres and rides a fold-up bicycle. I've kicked him out of my restaurant a number of times, but he continues to haunt me.
Larry Johnson on Becoming Grandmama
LJ tells us that he was drawn to Converse by the star power of Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, but ended up having to wear a dress after he signed a contact.