ESPN Revisits Larry Bird’s Top 10 Plays On Celtics Legend’s Birthday

Larry Bird turned 61 Thursday, so what better time to revisit some of the best plays from one of the NBA’s all-time greats?

The Boston Celtics legend was one of the best all-around players in basketball history, and choosing the 10 best plays from his Hall-of-Fame career is a tough task. But that’s just what ESPN did to celebrate Larry Legend’s birthday.

Check these out:

What a beast.

In case you’ve forgotten Bird’s impressive resume, check out his career per-game stats compared to those of LeBron James:

Bird: 24.3 points, 10 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 1.7 steals and 0.8 blocks.
James: 27.2 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.1 assists, 1.6 steals and 0.8 blocks.

Of course, the most important number in both players’ careers is three, as in the number of championships they’ve won.

Thumbnail photo via Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports Images

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