Three time NBA Champion (1981, 1984, and 1986)
Three time NBA MVP (1984, 1985, and 1986)
12 time All-Star
Two time NBA Finals MVP (1984 and 1986)
Nine time All-NBA First team
One time All-NBA Second team
Three time All-NBA Defensive Second team
1980 Rookie of the Year
1982 All-Star game MVP
1992 Gold Medal Winner
Jersey retired by the Boston Celtics
He doesn't look like your average basketball player. Yet, Larry Bird is regarded by some as one of the best players to play the game—thanks to his feathery touch when taking a jump shot. Bird made the front court of himself, McHale, and Parish one of most volatile trios to play the game. They led the Boston Celtics to three champions during the 1980's, with Bird leading the team most of the way. He would average as many as 30 points per game on 50 percent shooting.
Career averages: 24 ppg, 10 rpg, and 6 apg.