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Larry Bird was born on 7 December, 1956, in Indiana, U.S. His real name is Larry Joe Bird.
He was also nicknamed "the Hick from French Lick" and "Larry Legend".
Larry Bird was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1979 and played his entire professional career with the team until 1992.
He played 13 seasons of professional basketball, during which he won three NBA championships with the Celtics.
Larry Bird was named a three-time NBA Most Valuable Player & was a 12-time NBA All-Star.
He played 897 games in his professional career, In which he scored 21,791 points with an average of 24.3.
Larry Bird was also a part of the 1992 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic basketball team, known as the "Dream Team."
He was twice inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, first in 1998 and again in 2010.
His rivalry with Magic Johnson started at the college games. Their rivalry is still regarded as "one of the greatest rivalries in sports."
Larry Bird is one of the most successful basketball players of all time & has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
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