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Larry Bird

The No. 6 pick selected by the Boston Celtics in the 1978 NBA Draft.

Career stats (1979-1992): 24.3 points-per-game, 10.0 rebounds-per-game, 6.3 assists-per-game.

College: Indiana State University

Highlights: Olympic gold medalist (1992). 3 time NBA champion (1981, 1984, 1986). 2 time NBA Finals MVP (1984, 1986). 3 time NBA Most Valuable Player (1984-1986). 12 time NBA All-Star (1980-1988, 1990-1992). 9 time All-NBA First Team (1980-1988). All-NBA Second Team (1990). 3 time NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1982-1984). NBA Rookie of the Year (1980). NBA All-Rookie First Team (1980). NBA All-Star Game MVP (1982). 3 time Three-point Shootout champion (1986-1988). NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team. #33 was retired by Boston Celtics.

Notes/Known For: Bird was also featured in “Space Jam” with Michael Jordan.

15 Great NBA Players Who Were Not the No. 1 Draft Pick  was originally published on theurbandaily.com

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