37 Years Ago Today, Larry Bird Stole The Ball


37 years ago today, one of the greatest playoff moments in league history came courtesy of Larry Bird.

With five seconds to go in Game 5 of the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals, Bird stole an inbounds pass from Detroit’s Isiah Thomas and passed it to a cutting Dennis Johnson for the winning basket as the Celtics pulled out an improbable 108-107 win.


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