Larry Legend is another candidate for the Mount Rushmore of all-time NBA players. He was credited (Along with Magic Johnson) for saving the NBA in the 1980s after the darker days of financial instability in the 1970s . He won 3 titles for the Boston Celtics and was the face of an era for the team.
Although he looked stoic he was actually a legendary trash-talker on the court. Larry Bird’s career was cut short due to injuries. He was known to legendarily love to have a few cold ones, and it was an era much different then today.
That’s just part of what makes Larry Bird a legend.