View Single Post
Old 10-08-2012, 06:35 AM   #21
Reign of Error
BoutPractice's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 3,380
Default Re: Do some people really think Larry Bird couldn't dominate like he did, in this era?

I don't get the Dirk comparison.

Dirk is much taller and a more accurate shooter, which makes him a more dangerous overall scorer.
Bird is decisively better in most of the other aspects of the game. He's an all-around player.

They're different enough that you can't infer from one's dominance in this era that the other would succeed as well.

I do think Larry Bird would absolutely kick ass in this era, but it has nothing to do with Dirk. Just with the fact that he's Larry Bird.
BoutPractice is offline   Reply With Quote