Larry Joe Bird proved that grit and determination could triumph over raw talent every time. He was not the most skilled player, but few could match his intensity and drive. His one skill: shooting--he is still considered the best pure shooter in NBA history.
- Three MVP Awards
- Three Championships
- Best Season average: 29.9 points per game
His best season average was 91.6% from the free-throw line!
- Rated #6 in 12 Best Pro Basketball Players of All Time