Published Set: Hoopguru's Larry Bird Master Basketball Set
Larry Bird played from 1979-1991. Once every generation or so, a player comes along who can truly be called a superstar. Bird personified hustle, consistency, and excellence during his 13 seasons in the NBA. His list of accomplishments and honors is quite extensive: NBA Rookie of the Year (1980), NBA Champion (1981, 1984, 1986), NBA Finals MVP (1984, 1986), 9-Time All NBA 1st Team (1980-88), All NBA 2nd Team (1990), All-Defensive 2nd Team (1982, 1983, 1984), Olympic Gold Medalist (1992), elected to Hall of Fame (1998). Bird played in 897 games scoring 21,791 points (24.3 ppg/.496%), hauling in 8,974 rebounds (10.0 rpg), and dishing out 5,695 assists (6.3 apg). Bird had 1,556 steals and 755 blocks.
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