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Bulls plan to introduce Hoiberg as coach

...when they broke up the dynasty.In Chicago, Floyd's players included Hoiberg, who also played for Larry Brown and Larry Bird in Indiana as well as Flip Saunders and Kevin McHale with the Timberwolves before his pro career ended abruptly when...
Today In Sports History for June 8

...Maple, becomes the first gelding to win the Belmont Stakes, beating Stephan's Odyssey by a half-length.1986 - Larry Bird scores 29 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 114-97 victory over the Houston Rockets and their 16th NBA title...
Today In Sports History for May 22

...7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference semifinals. Atlanta's Dominique Wilkins finishes with 47 points while Boston's Larry Bird has 34, including 20 in the fourth quarter. The teams shoot a combined 58.8 percent, the second-highest mark in...
LeBron scores 38, Cavs down Bulls 106-101 in heated Game 5 and more importantly a great person," Thibodeau said.Cavaliers: James joined Shaquille O'Neal (2000) and Larry Bird (1986) as the only players with at least 35 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and zero turnovers in a playoff game since...
Today In Sports History for March 24

...Providence. Mickey Steuerer leads the Tigers with 26 points and Todd van Bloomesteyn adds 23.1979 - Indiana State, led by Larry Bird, advances to the NCAA Championship game by squeezing past DePaul 76-74. Bird has 35 points, 16 rebounds and 9 assists...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 12

...Britain become the first ice dancing team to record nine perfect marks of 6.0 during the world championships.1985 - Larry Bird scores 60 points, including Boston's last 16, to set a Celtics record and lead them to a 126-115 victory over Atlanta...
Today In Sports History for May 26

...the 119th lap, Sullivan's car spins 360 degrees, narrowly avoiding both the wall and Andretti.1987 - Boston's Larry Bird steals an inbounds pass from Detroit's Isiah Thomas and feeds over his shoulder to a cutting Dennis Johnson for the...
NBA lottery still creating hope, headlines after 30 years

...watching. And getting a chance to play with them, or get to, like, learn under them? That's powerful."Indiana's Larry Bird and Miami's Alonzo Mourning are some of the other big names who will be on stage in a New York hotel ballroom. Jackson...
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Rose, Gasol pace Bulls to win over Cavs

...Scott Pippen (1,048) on the career postseason assist list. The only "true" front-line player ahead of James is Larry Bird (1,062), who is fourth. Magic Johnson (2,346) is No. 1. ... The Cavs were just 7 of 26 from 3-point range...
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Stern set to enter basketball's Hall of Fame

...the celebrity period."Pretty, pretty amazing and great."It helped to have marketable stars like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.But now comes an honor for the person most responsible for it.Stern will be enshrined Friday in...
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