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Just My Type
Dan Patrick
March 28, 2011
Larry Bird
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March 28, 2011

Just My Type

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LB: From wherever.

DP: Are you the best shooter in NBA history?

LB: I don't know about that. Steve Nash is a great shooter. There's a lot of them.

DP: How do you assess the Pacers right now?

LB: We're just so young. We're starting four guys with [three years or less experience]. We're going to be down in money this year, at about $36 million [against the salary cap]. We can go out there and handpick the guys we want to fill our roster. I like the direction we're going,

DP: Could you ever have left the Celtics by free agency or by forcing a trade like some of today's big stars have?

LB: I could never see myself playing for another team. I enjoyed it in Boston. The fans were supportive. We had good teams. So really there was no need to leave.

DP: Could you have teamed up with other superstars?

LB: I did in the All-Star Game. I didn't like it. I never liked All-Star Games. It's a showman's game. I didn't feel I was a showman. I thought I was a basketball player.

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