Larry Bird Biography

Published On Jan 30, 2017
Facts of Larry Bird
Date of Birth: 1956 , December-7
Birth Nation: United Arab Emirates
Height: 6 Feet 9 Inch
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Bird received a scholarship in 1974 to paly college basketball from Indiana State University Hoosiers. He served as a head coach for the Indiana Pacers from 1997 to 2000.

In 2003 he took on the role of president of basketball operations for the Pacers. His named listed as one of the most valuable players in entire NBA Draft. Larry's nationality is American and he belongs to a white ethnicity. The NBA hall of fame star Bird is currently at the age of 60.

Talking about his personal life, Larry Bird is a married man who has been through a failed marriage as well. Janet Condra is his first wife with whom he lived for about one year together.  After divorce his ex-wife Larry got married for the second time with, Dinah Mattingly in 1989. His recent net worth is around $ 55 million.





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Larry Bird was born in West Baden spIndianaring


An American professional basketball executive, former coach and former player, Larry Bird was born December 7, 1956, in West Baden spring, Indiana. He is the son of Georgia and Claude Joseph. Georgia and Joseph separated with a divorce when Larry was in high school.

Larry Bird played for Indiana University Hoosiers


Bird received a scholarship to play College Basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers in 1974. After Played some Month in campus he dropped out of school, he found it hard to get adjusted in  Indiana University.

Larry Bird Selected by Boston Celtics NBA Draft


Bird was selected by the Boston Celtics with the sixth overall pick in the 1987 NBA draft. He didn't sign with the Celtics immediately instead, he played out his final season at Indiana state and led the Sycamores to the NCAA title game.  

Larry Bird named one of the highlights NBA-All-Star weekend.


On march 12 in 1985-84 season the Celtics made a daring trade fo Bill Walton an All-Star center with a history of injury. The risk paid off: Walton's acquisition helped Boston win a league-best 67 games. Bird career is one of the highlights occurred at the1986 NBA-All-Star weekend.

Larry Bird accepted the position of coach of the Indiana


The Celtics employed Bird as a special assistant in the team's front office from 1992 until 1997. In1997 Bird accepted the position of coach of the Indiana pacers and said he would be on the job for no more than three years.

Larry Biird Nominated Award As players


Larry Bird Nominated award are in 1981 NBA Champian award. In 1984 NBA Most Valuable player award in 1980 NBA-All-Star award, In 1990 All-NBA second Team award, in 1980 NBA Rookie first team award, in 1979 Ap National players of the year award.

Larry Biird Nominated Award As coach


An American professional basketball player Larry Bird is a coach of Basketball. He Nominated award as a coach in 1998 he nominated NBA All-Star Game head coach the same year he nominated NBA coach of the years.

Larry Biird married with Dinah Mattingly


Bird married with Dinah Mattingly in 1989. After Divorce his first wife. Bird also have a biological daughter for his first marriage. Bird and Mattingly have two adopted children name have two adopted children.