Tag: Larry Bird

Tommy Heinsohn was a true Boston Sports icon, may he rest in peace

On November 10th, Boston sports legend Tommy Heinsohn passed away at the age of 86. Heinsohn had been a part of the Boston Celtics organization since he was a rookie forward in the 1956-1957 season. HOF Player; Tommy Heinsohn Along with fellow rookie Bill Russell, Heinsohn contributed to bringing Boston their first NBA title. Over […]

Over 100 Days Without Boston Sports (Part 2)

A spring without Bruins and Celtics postseason games has stung. A Boston summer without the Sox seems practically un-American. But right alongside the actual games, the lack of anticipation is also disheartening. With all the stresses that come along in life, it was so nice knowing that at 7 o’clock a great source of entertainment […]

WBZ Re-airing “The Great 80’s” Sunday 11:35PM

Sunday evening at 11:35pm WBZ will show their classic special, “The Great 80’s”, about Boston sports in that decade. Hosted by legendary Boston broadcaster Bob Lobel, the program will touch on everything New England sports from those 10 years. Boston’s many sports victories from that decade will be mentioned, as well as a few heartbreaking […]

Skilled & Confident – Larry Bird’s Left-Handed Game

Call it confidence or arrogance, but Larry Bird was so skilled he would often horse around during a game – even the close ones. Against the Portland Trailblazers on February 14, 1986 Bird said that he was going to play the game left-handed because (as he stated), “I’m saving my right hand for the Lakers”, the […]