Larry bird

Early Life

The American basketball player Larry Bird, full name Larry Joe Bird, was born on December 7, 1956 in West Baden, Indiana

College career

In 1974, Bird was given a basketball scholarship to play college ball for the Indiana Hoosiers. [14] He left Indiana

Professional career

In the 1978 NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics selected Bird with the sixth overall pick. [20] He delayed signing with the Celtics to complete his last season at Indiana State, when he helped the Sycamores reach the NCAA championship game. Red Auerbach

Late career (1988–1992)

The 1987–1988 season included the most points in Bird's career. Bird scored 20 points in the fourth quarter of Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks while shooting 9 of 10 from the field.

International play

After six games, Bird’s 1988–89 season came to an end after having bone spurs surgically removed from both of his heels. [67] He rejoined the Celtics in 1989, but his mid-1980s form was never fully recovered due to crippling back issues and an ageing Celtic lineup.

Player profile and legacy

n 1996, the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team included Bird. [71] As a member of the “Dream Team,” [72] was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998,[73][74] and again in 2010.In his career, Bird averaged 24.3 points per game while shooting

Personal life

Bird wed Janet Condra in 1975. Less than a year passed during their marriage. Bird and Condra sought to get back together, and in 1977 they had Corrie, a daughter.

Larry bird wife Dietailes

Dinah Mattingly, who was born on November 16, 1943, in the United States of America, is best known as the spouse of former NBA star Larry Bird, who had a stellar career with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA)