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Fans are very anxious to know how one of the legendary players, Larry Bird, is reacting to the announcement made about the NBA trophy

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In addition to several trophy redesigns and an accumulation of other names, the league also added two new awards Thursday by the NBA

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The Eastern Conference trophy is named after Larry Bird, and the Western Conference trophy is named after the Magic, both great players

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Bird spoke on the phone Thursday with Mark Tatum, the NBA's deputy commissioner, after learning of the announcement brought a smile to his face

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Magic's laughing sound was heard from the phone's speaker, and Bird now wants him to win the Legend Magic trophy; he has the best day ever, he joked

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Although many people expressed their reaction with comments to a tweet made by NBA History on May 12, one wrote I love everything about this

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Another fan shared his reaction, writing, "Love this Well deserved honor for two of the greatest to ever play the game!! #TeamLarry"

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Both of them have promising careers and are experienced players, and they both deserve that the award should be named after them