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Larry Bird

Larry BirdAKA Larry Joe Bird

Born: 7-Dec-1956
Birthplace: Bedford, IN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Boston Celtics

Father: Joe Bird
Mother: Georgia Bird
Sister: Linda
Brother: Mike
Brother: Mark
Brother: Jeff
Brother: Eddie
Wife: Janet Condra (m. 8-Nov-1975, div. 31-Oct-1976)
Wife: Dinah Mattingly (m. 30-Sep-1989)

    High School: Springs Valley High School, French Lick, IN (1974)
    University: Indiana University (dropped out)
    University: BA Physical Education, Indiana State University (1979)

    Naismith Award (male) 1979
    John R. Wooden Award 1979
    NBA Rookie of the Year 1979/80
    NBA Most Valuable Player 1983/84
    NBA Most Valuable Player 1984/85
    NBA Most Valuable Player 1985/86
    NBA Coach of the Year 1997/98
    NBA Top 50 Players
    Associated Press Athlete of the Year (male) 1986
    Basketball Hall of Fame 1998
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    NBA Executive of the Year 2011/12
    Endorsement of General Mills
    Endorsement of Heinz
    Endorsement of Hewlett-Packard
    Endorsement of Kellogg
    Endorsement of McDonald's (McChicken sandwich)
    Endorsement of MCI 1999
    Endorsement of Microsoft
    Endorsement of Pepsi

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Indiana Pacers President, Basketball Operations (2003-12)
    Indiana Pacers Head Coach (1997-2000)
    Boston Celtics (1979-92)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Space Jam (15-Nov-1996) · Himself
    Celtic Pride (19-Apr-1996) · Himself
    Blue Chips (18-Feb-1994) · Himself

Author of books:
Drive: The Story of My Life (1989)
Bird Watching: On Playing and Coaching the Game I Love (2000)


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