Rare interview with Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird from 1986

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Hall of Fame Boston Celtics small forward Larry Bird typically kept to himself as a player, and while he didn’t begrudge the press interviews on camera, there are not many of them floating around on video for us to see these days.

From the 1985-86 season, the last title campaign of The Hick From French Lick’s career, the good folks over at the CLNS Media “History and Legends” YouTube channel have dusted off an especially interesting one that has Bird reflecting on his entry into the NBA and his early years with the Celtics organization among a number of topics.

Larry Legend managed to fill up almost six minutes of interview time in the clip embedded below; to get your fix of Boston basketball for the day, be sure to take a look at what Bird had to say for yourself.

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