Larry Bird Got A Death Threat in New York As A Rookie And Tiny Archibald Immediately Intervened

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By Divij Kulkarni Larry Bird received a death threat in New York when he was a rookie, but his teammate Tiny Archibald was quick to react and intervene. Larry Bird came into the league with many expecting him to become a superstar. Even as a rookie, it was obvious that Bird was special. He could do things on the court that looked set to lead the Celtics back to winning NBA championships. And even as a rookie, Larry Bird struck fear into the hearts of opposition fans. He revealed in his book, ‘Bird Watching’ that he received death threats in his first year, including when he was in Bew York. “I…

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