Larry Bird

NBA Legend Larry Bird Full Name: Larry Bird

United States of America

Profession: NBA Legend
Why Famous: The only person in NBA history to be named Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year.

Born: December 7, 1956 (62 years old)
Birthplace: West Baden, Indiana, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Married Life

  • 1975-11-08 NBA legend Larry Bird (18) weds highschool sweetheart Janet Condra
  • 1976-10-31 NBA legend Larry Bird (19) divorces highschool sweetheart Janet Condra only 11 months after getting married
  • 1989-09-30 NBA legend Larry Bird (32) weds long-time girlfriend Dinah Mattingly in Terre Haute, Indiana

Historical Events in the Life of Larry Bird

  • 1979-10-12 Boston Celtics guard Chris Ford scores first 3-point basket in NBA history in 1st quarter of 114-106 win v Houston at Boston Garden; game also marks debut of Boston rookie Larry Bird
  • 1980-05-29 Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year
  • 1985-03-12 Larry Bird scores Boston Celtic record 60 points
  • 1987-09-09 Larry Bird (Celtics), begins NBA free throw streak of 59
  • 1987-12-09 Larry Bird ends streak of 59 consecutive free throws
  • 1989-12-19 Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games
  • 1990-02-13 Larry Bird (Celtics) ends NBA free throw streak of 71 games
  • 1992-08-08 The original US 'Dream Team' wins the basketball gold at the Barcelona Olympics 117-85 over Croatia; features superstars Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Scotty Pippen, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing
  • 1993-03-05 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery

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