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Larry Bird
Larry Bird
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Personal information
Born December 7, 1956 (1956-12-07) (age 63)
West Baden Springs, Indiana
Career information
College Indiana State
NBA Draft 1978 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Pro career 1979–1992
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 3x NBA Champion (1981, 1984, 1986)
  • 3x NBA MVP (1984-1986)
  • 12x All-Star (1980-1988, 1990-1992)
  • 2x NBA Finals MVP (1984, 1986)
  • 9x All-NBA First Team Selection (1980-1988)
  • 1x All-NBA Second Team Selection (1990)
  • 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team Selection (1982-1984)
  • 1980 NBA Rookie of the Year
  • 1980 NBA All-Rookie Team
  • 1x NBA All-Star Game MVP (1982)
  • 3x NBA Three-Point Shootout winner (1986-1988)
  • NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • 1979 USBWA College Player of the Year
Career statistics
Points 21,791
Assists 5,695
Steals 1,556
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Bird (born December 7 1956) is an American retired NBA basketball player. He is widely believed to be one of the best players of all time and one of the best clutch performers in the history of sports.

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