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Larry Bird

President of Basketball Operations for the Indiana Pacers, Member of the NBA Hall of Fame

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 Larry Bird Biography

Larry Joe Bird is a professional basketball executive, former coach, and former player, most recently serving as president of the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Since retiring as a player for the Boston Celtics, Bird served as head coach, and then president of the Indiana Pacers. In 2017 he stepped down from the position of president following the first-round of the 2017 Eastern Conference playoffs.

Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978, Bird started at small forward and power forward for thirteen seasons, spearheading one of the NBA's most formidable frontcourts that included center Robert Parish and power forward Kevin McHale. Bird was a 12-time NBA All-Star and was named the league's Most Valuable Player (MVP) three consecutive times (1984–1986). He played his entire professional career for Boston, winning three NBA championships and two NBA Finals MVP awards.

He was a member of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team ("The Dream Team") that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Bird was voted to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996 and inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998 (and was inducted again in 2010 as a member of the "Dream Team").

He served as head coach of the Indiana Pacers from 1997 to 2000. In 2003, he assumed the role of President of Basketball Operations for the Pacers, holding the position until retiring in 2012. After a year away from the position, he announced he would return to the Pacers as president of basketball operations in 2013. He maintained the position until he first-round of the 2017 Eastern Conference playoffs. In addition to being part of the 50–40–90 club, he is the only person in NBA history to be named Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year.

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Larry Bird

President of Basketball Operations for the Indiana Pacers, Member of the NBA Hall of Fame

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Larry Bird Biography

Larry Joe Bird is a professional basketball executive, former coach, and former player, most recently serving as president of the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Since retiring as a player for the Boston Celtics, Bird served as head coach, and then president of the Indiana Pacers. In 2017 he stepped down from the position of president following the first-round of the 2017 Eastern Conference playoffs.

Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978, Bird started at small forward and power forward for thirteen seasons, spearheading one of the NBA's most formidable frontcourts that included center Robert Parish and power forward Kevin McHale. Bird was a 12-time NBA All-Star and was named the league's Most Valuable Player (MVP) three consecutive times (1984–1986). He played his entire professional career for Boston, winning three NBA championships and two NBA Finals MVP awards.

He was a member of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team ("The Dream Team") that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Bird was voted to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996 and inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998 (and was inducted again in 2010 as a member of the "Dream Team").

He served as head coach of the Indiana Pacers from 1997 to 2000. In 2003, he assumed the role of President of Basketball Operations for the Pacers, holding the position until retiring in 2012. After a year away from the position, he announced he would return to the Pacers as president of basketball operations in 2013. He maintained the position until he first-round of the 2017 Eastern Conference playoffs. In addition to being part of the 50–40–90 club, he is the only person in NBA history to be named Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year.

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  • Larry J. Bird's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech ...
  • Larry Bird and Thierry Henry | Interview - YouTube
  • Larry Bird on The Dan Patrick Show (Full Interview) - YouTube

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  • How to book Larry Bird?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Larry Bird for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Larry Bird, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Larry Bird or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Larry Bird?

    Booking fees for Larry Bird, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Larry Bird, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Larry Bird?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Larry Bird for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Larry Bird for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Larry Bird or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Larry Bird or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Larry Bird is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Larry Bird for your event is $200,000 and above. Larry Bird generally travels from Indianapolis, IN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Wayne Gretzky, Mike Ditka, Dan Marino and Shaun White. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Larry Bird for an upcoming event.

Larry Bird Speaker Videos

  • Larry J. Bird's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech ...
    Larry Bird and Thierry Henry | Interview - YouTube
  • Larry Bird on The Dan Patrick Show (Full Interview) - YouTube
    Larry Bird Interview With Chick Hearn (1985) - YouTube
  • Larry Bird teaches how to shoot basketball - YouTube

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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