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Old 10-08-2012, 01:30 PM   #29
tontoz
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Default Re: Do some people really think Larry Bird couldn't dominate like he did, in this era?

I am old enough that i watched Bird vs Magic in the 1979 NCAA finals so i remember Bird well. Watched his entire prime with the Cs.

He was a better overall player than Dirk for sure but not a better perimeter shooter than Dirk. Bird was much better in the post and getting to the basket than Dirk but was prone to slumps from the perimeter much moreso than Dirk.
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