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Old 07-05-2017, 04:25 AM   #1
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Default Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

Can't beat anybody off the dribble...guy would be nothing more then a spot up shooter if he played in the NBA post 2000. He's Chris Mullin that just so happened got drafted to a championship team.

You can't be a forward with the athletic ability of Bird and be a great player.


Ryan Anderson= Larry Bird
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Old 07-05-2017, 04:27 AM   #2
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

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Old 07-05-2017, 04:33 AM   #3
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

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You can't be a forward with the athletic ability of Bird and be a great player.[/b]

Ranked ahead of Dominique & Dr J all-time.

It kills me when people say that Bird wouldn't be able to make it today, or be as good, because he's not athletic enough.

He wasn't considered athletic in the 80s!!! But it didn't matter, because Bird was everything else on the court.
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Old 07-05-2017, 04:34 AM   #4
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

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Old 07-05-2017, 04:58 AM   #5
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

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Ranked ahead of Dominique & Dr J all-time.

It kills me when people say that Bird wouldn't be able to make it today
, or be as good, because he's not athletic enough.

He wasn't considered athletic in the 80s!!! But it didn't matter, because Bird was everything else on the court.

No one says that except for OP, who's clearly a troll.
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Old 07-05-2017, 05:36 AM   #6
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

Bird would be a better version of Dirk.
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Old 07-05-2017, 05:51 AM   #7
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

Bird would get bored schooling these scrubs every night.
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:03 AM   #8
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

Dude would get swallowed up by the physicality, strength, speed and complexity of the game now.

His 80s "niche" is fundamental 101 for AAU kids now. Comparing talent level pool to draft/sign from back then compared to now is in the millions, worldwide in every corner of the globe.

Watch a full 80s playoff game, then watch a modern day DLEAGUE game. Its comedic
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:05 AM   #9
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

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Dude would get swallowed up by the physicality, strength, speed and complexity of the game now.

His 80s "niche" is fundamental 101 for AAU kids now. Comparing talent level pool to draft/sign from back then compared to now is in the millions, worldwide in every corner of the globe.

Watch a full 80s playoff game, then watch a modern day DLEAGUE game. Its comedic

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Old 07-05-2017, 06:12 AM   #10
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

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Old 07-05-2017, 06:14 AM   #11
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

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Can't beat anybody off the dribble...guy would be nothing more then a spot up shooter if he played in the NBA post 2000. He's Chris Mullin that just so happened got drafted to a championship team.

You can't be a forward with the athletic ability of Bird and be a great player.


Ryan Anderson= Larry Bird


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Old 07-05-2017, 06:20 AM   #12
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:37 AM   #13
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

Bird makes dirk look like Shawn bradley.
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Old 07-05-2017, 07:34 AM   #14
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Default Re: Larry Bird would be nothing but a spot up shooter if he played post 2000

I know you never watched Larry bird but this sounds like you didn't watch Chris Mullin either.
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Old 07-05-2017, 07:40 AM   #15
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He'd take FMVP from lebron if they faced in the finals everytime.
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