Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 38 vs. the Warriors

Celtics (28-9) vs. Warriors (12-25) December 29, 1979 Oakland Coliseum Arena The Celtics connected with old friend Jo Jo White on December 29, 1979 for the third game in three days against the NBA's trio of Californian clubs.  After defeating the Clippers but dropping a contest to the Lakers, the C's deafeated the Warriors, 104-88, … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 38 vs. the Warriors

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Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 37 vs. the Lakers

Celtics (28-8) vs. Lakers (26-13) December 28, 1979 Great Western Forum Just like in the NCAA championship, Larry Bird's team walked in with the better record. And, just like the national title game, Earvin Johnson's team walked out the winner. The Celtics would struggle all night to stop Los Angeles, allowing the Lakers to score … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 37 vs. the Lakers