Bird rolling dice by signing player with troubled history

Did Larry Bird just make one move too many?

Sure, the reigning NBA Executive of the Year has pulled all the right strings in rebuilding a moribund franchise into one of the best in the game.

Sure, he has done it with deftness and a keen understanding of the type of “team” that it takes to win. Sure, his latest move has significant upside, the kind that could make a subtle difference in a seven-game series with Miami and San Antonio.

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