WATCH: Larry Bird’s impact -Thinking Basketball’s deep analysis

Justin Quinn
·1 min read

One of the greatest to ever play the game, Boston Celtics small forward legend Larry Bird helped shape the modern game into what it is today, a relentless competitor on both end of the floor.

Renowned for his defense as much as his scoring, the former Celtic could put on a clinic at will while shaming an opponent with trash talk to steal their soul and the game to back it up. Still, there remain doubters who see the Hick from French Lick as an overrated artifact of a bygone era. Which is it, once you take off the green-tinted lenses?

This is exactly what Ben Taylor of “Thinking Basketball” fame looks to answer in a recent edition of his popular YouTube podcast, which features the Celtic legend.

Check it out for yourself in the video embedded above — we think you’ll agree with Taylor’s assessment.

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