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Twitter Bird Named After Larry Legend

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Larry Bird, a former star at Indiana State, has three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, is enshrined in the Hall of Fame and, more recently, has had success as a coach and executive with the Indiana Pacers.

Add another honor to Larry Legend’s count. The blue bird that doubles as Twitter’s famous logo is named Larry the Bird after the former basketball superstar.

MSNBC said that it was confirmed when Boston Celtics’ director of interactive media Peter Stringer asked Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about it, yes, on the social-networking site in August 2011. Click the link below for the details.

Take that, Magic!

[MSNBC]

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