Bird doesn't miss fast pace of NBA life

Until the right GM job comes, Larry Bird is content to live the slow-paced life in Florida.

Updated: March 13, 2002, 3:12 PM ET
By Greg Hardwig | Scripps Howard News Service

NAPLES, Fla. -- On March 12, 1985, Larry Bird set a Boston Celtics record by scoring 60 points.

These days he might celebrate the record by fishing, playing a little golf or spending time with his family.

On Monday, the NBA Hall of Famer, 45, opted for the golf, playing in the eighth annual Larry Bird Masters Golf Tournament at The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs, Fla.


The event is a fund-raiser for Hospice of Naples.

In his second ...

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