Donnie Walsh looks back on running the Pacers, his belief in Larry Bird and the evolution of the NBA (part 2)
He details how he started in coaching, what shaped his decisions, what he'll never forget from his interview with Larry Bird and why he always wanted to make the playoffs.
Donnie Walsh is a personable guy with endless stories. He loves talking about basketball as much as he loves working in the game. Our recent conversation was far too much for just one story, so I made it two.
In part one, Walsh explained his decision to retire, how running a team was h…