Larry Bird Rumors

Peter Vecsey: Not even when splendiferous Rick Barry headlined the Nets for two seasons. For whatever it’s worth, I often testify on Barry’s behalf he was every bit as good as Larry Bird, who happens to be my favorite player of all time, something I’ve told him to his face. “I was better,” Barry recently reacted when an autograph seeker who expressed the same opinion to Rick at February’s All Star Weekend’s Legend’s Lunch. “Larry couldn’t guard me.”