Was Larry Bird that good? Wasn’t quick. Couldn’t jump. Not athletic. But he had everything else. The Bird is the Word. Yes he was – he was that good. Larry Bird wasn’t quick – couldn’t jump – wasn’t athletic. But COULD HE PLAY! The highlight reel below is a great reminder of just how good he was. If there was a reward for getting the most out of your limited, God-given assets on the hardwood, he gets my vote. The background so-called music is Surfin Bird by the Trashmen? Try to get through it. Hey, the League is in shutdown. Give it a look.
Basketball was Larry’s life, his dream, his passion. He worked for everything he accomplished. That is why he was so good.