Mailbag: Will Bird, Pacers regret signing Bynum?

Tuesday February 4th, 2014
Larry Bird and the Pacers are taking a chance on Andrew Bynum, signing him for the rest of the season.
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I like the nickname, but what I like even more is Durant's hatred for it. He wants to be a positive force, and everything about him backs that up. Nike ought to do a Darth Vader kind of ad campaign in which they come up with a good nickname that defeats the evil Slim Reaper for control of Durant's soul ... that's my opinion, from someone who has no future in marketing.

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