Full Name: Larry Joe Bird Born: 12/7/56 in West Baden, Ind. High School: Springs Valley (French Lick, Ind.) College: Indiana State Drafted by: Boston Celtics (1978) Height: 6-9; Weight: 220 lbs. Nickname: Larry Legend
Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1998); NBA champion (1981, '84, '86); NBA Finals MVP (1984, '86); NBA MVP (1984, '85, '86); Nine-time All-NBA First Team (1980-88); All-NBA Second Team (1990); All-Defensive Second Team (1982, '83, '84); NBA Rookie of the Year (1980); One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Olympic gold medalist (1992).