"The Legend of Young Larry Bird" is Brilliant

By Stephen Douglas

Larry Bird. What do we really know about him? He’s from Indiana and he was a fierce competitor. This sketch from The Kroll Show, “The Legend of Young Larry Bird,” tell us more about Larry Bird’s childhood than we ever knew. Bird’s work ethic, back problems and his father’s love of fundamentals are all covered here, as is the genesis of his rivalry with Magic Johnson. The truth may surprise you.

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