But very few basketball players see the court as clearly as Larry Bird did, and that’s because very few people play in that optimal range.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
You know, not too much like Lenny Wilkins, a bit of Dave Bing, some of Rick Barry before he switched to the two-handed underhand shot, plenty of Larry Bird (but don’t plagiarize him outright), none at all of Wilt Chamberlain.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
"They got them a white boy that thinks he’s Larry Bird."
Walter Dean Myers -- Slam!
The basketball superstar Larry Bird used to say that at critical moments in the game, the court would go quiet and the players would seem to be moving in slow motion.