Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players.
Larry Bird

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It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer.

I'm a loner.

When it gets down to it, basketball is basketball.

I wasn't real quick, and I wasn't real strong. Some guys will just take off and it's like, whoa. So I beat them with my mind and my fundamentals.

What's better? Dogs or broomsticks? I mean will the world really ever know?

About Larry Bird

Profession: Coach
Nationality: American
Born: December 7, 1956

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