Imagine what Larry Bird’s resignation speech might have been like.

Imagine what Larry Bird’s resignation speech might have been like.

It has been reported that Larry Bird will be leaving his position as Indiana Pacers president. In the Eastern Conference Semifinals this spring, the team defeated the eventual champions, the Miami Heat, in six games, and Bird was named NBA Executive of the Year by the league.

Indiana lacks a transcendent star, despite the Pacers’ excellent brand of hard-hitting, team-focused basketball this season. Thus, there’s a chance that Bird will say something like this in his speech when he officially announces his resignation:

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