Boston Celtics: 6 Greatest Guards of the Larry Bird Era

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Boston Celtics: 6 Greatest Guards of the Larry Bird Era
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The Boston Celtics were not a team known for their guard play during the years of Larry Bird and his three championship seasons with the team, yet there are a fair share of guards who were big-time producers.

Bird said Dennis Johnson, a player who never really got as much credit as Robert Parish and Kevin McHale for the three rings, was the "best player [he] ever played with."

Those are some big words coming from one of the NBA's all-time greats.

Here are the six best guards of the Larry Bird era for the Boston Celtics.

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