Larry Bird stepped down as the Indiana Pacers’ president of basketball operations following a season in which he won the National Basketball Association’s Executive of the Year award.
Larry Bird is returning as the Indiana Pacers’ president of basketball operations after taking a year off, saying he’s been re-energized.
Larry Bird was named the National Basketball Association’s Executive of the Year, the first person to win that honor as well as the Most Valuable Player and Coach of the Year awards.
A play about the relationship between basketball Hall of Fame members Magic Johnson and Larry Bird is being created for Broadway.
With his winning smile, uncommon gift for both basketball and business, and life-affirming optimism, Earvin “Magic” Johnson is easy to admire.
Larry Bird will remain with the Indiana Pacers next season as president of basketball operations after meeting with team owner Herb Simon , who said he’s pleased with the direction of the franchise.
"This is an extremely unfortunate injury that occurred on a highly visible stage, but could also have occurred anytime, anywhere."
- Larry Bird on Aug 04, 2014