List of career achievements by Larry Bird

Larry Bird . This article details the records, statistics, and other achievements pertaining to Larry Bird .

NBA career statistics

NBA championship
Led the league
Legend
GP Games played GS Games started  MPG Minutes per game
 FG% Field goal percentage  3P% 3-point field goal percentage  FT% Free throw percentage
 RPG Rebounds per game  APG Assists per game  GSP Steals per game
 BPG Blocks per game  PPG Points per game  Bold Career high

Regular season

year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG GSP BPG PPG
1979-1980 Boston 82 82 36.0 .474 .406 .836 10.4 4.5 1.7 .6 21.3
1980-81 † Boston 82 82 39.5 .478 .270 .863 10.9 5.5 2.0 .8 21.2
1981-1982 Boston 77 58 38.0 .503 .212 .863 10.9 5.8 1.9 .9 22.9
1982-1983 Boston 79 79 37.7 .504 .286 .840 11.0 5.8 1.9 .9 23.6
1983-84 † Boston 79 77 38.3 .492 .247 .888 10.1 6.6 1.8 .9 24.2
1984-1985 Boston 80 77 39.5 .522 .427 .882 10.5 6.6 1.6 1.2 28.7
1985-86 † Boston 82 81 38.0 .496 .423 .896 9.8 6.8 2.0 .6 25.8
1986-1987 Boston 74 73 40.6 .525 .400 .910 9.2 7.6 1.8 .9 28.1
1987-1988 Boston 76 75 39.0 .527 .414 .916 9.3 6.1 1.6 .8 29.9
1988-1989 Boston 6 6 31.5 .471 .947 6.2 4.8 1.0 .8 19.3
1989-1990 Boston 75 75 39.3 .473 .333 .930 9.5 7.5 1.4 .8 24.3
1990-1991 Boston 60 60 38.0 .454 .389 .891 8.5 7.2 1.8 1.0 19.4
1991-1992 Boston 45 45 36.9 .466 .406 .926 9.6 6.8 .9 .7 20.2
Career [1] 897 870 38.4 .496 .376 .886 10.0 6.3 1.7 0.8 24.3

Playoffs

year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG GSP BPG PPG
1980 Boston 9 9 41.3 .469 .267 .880 11.2 4.7 1.6 0.9 21.3
1981 † Boston 17 17 44.1 .470 .375 .894 14.0 6.1 2.3 1.0 21.9
1982 Boston 12 12 40.8 .427 .167 .822 12.5 5.6 1.9 1.4 17.8
1983 Boston 6 6 40.0 .422 .250 .828 12.5 6.8 2.2 0.5 20.5
1984 † Boston 23 23 41.8 .524 .412 .879 11.0 5.9 2.3 1.2 27.5
1985 Boston 20 20 40.8 .461 .280 .890 9.1 5.8 1.7 1.0 26.0
1986 † Boston 18 18 42.8 .517 .411 .927 9.3 8.2 2.1 .6 25.9
1987 Boston 23 23 44.1 .476 .341 .912 10.0 7.2 1.2 0.8 27.0
1988 Boston 17 17 44.9 .450 .375 .894 8.8 6.8 2.1 0.8 24.5
1990 Boston 5 5 41.4 .444 .263 .906 9.2 8.8 1.0 1.0 24.4
1991 Boston 10 10 39.6 .408 .143 .863 7.2 6.5 1.3 0.3 17.1
1992 Boston 4 2 26.8 .500 .000 .750 4.5 5.3 0.3 0.5 11.3
Career [1] 164 162 42.0 .472 .321 .890 10.3 6.5 1.8 0.9 23.8

Career stats

Regular season

Games: 897

Win-Lost: 660-237

Points: 21791

Rebounds: 8974

Assist: 5695

Playoffs

Games: 406

Win-Lost: 400-6

Points: 123546998

Rebounds: 376

Assist: 102

All-star games

Games: 10

Win-Lost: 7-3

Points: 134

Rebounds: 79

Assist: 41

40 point games

Regular season

Bird scored 40 or more points 47 times in the regular season.

Points Win / Lost, Score opponent Home / Away Dated Minutes
played
FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
60 Win 126-115 Atlanta Hawks Neutral
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
March 12, 1985 43 22 36 1 4 15 16 7 3 0 0
53 Win 142-116 Indiana Pacers Home March 30, 1983 33 21 30 0 1 11 11 8 3 1 2
50 Lost 115-116 Dallas Mavericks Away March 10, 1986 40 18 33 4 7 10 11 11 5 1 0
50 Win 117-106 Atlanta Hawks Home November 10, 1989 39 19 25 1 1 11 12 13 7 0 0
49 Win 106-100 Washington Bullets Home January 27, 1988 43 20 30 0 4 9 9 8 6 4 0
49 Win 107-106 Phoenix Suns Away February 15, 1988 43 17 27 3 6 12 12 12 7 0 2
49 (2 OT) Win 152-148 Portland Trail Blazers Home March 15, 1992 54 19 35 2 8 9 10 14 12 4 1
48 Win 128-127 Atlanta Hawks Home December 9, 1984 42 20 32 0 2 8 9 14 5 1 1
48 Win 128-127 Portland Trail Blazers Home January 27, 1985 45 17 28 2 5 12 12 10 7 3 1
48 Win 134-120 Houston Rockets Home March 17, 1985 43 17 32 0 2 14 15 15 7 2 0
47 (OT) Lost 113-115 Milwaukee Bucks Home April 12, 1985 38 15 31 1 2 16 17 14 2 1 3
47 Win 132-124 Detroit Pistons Home November 27, 1985 39 17 31 0 0 13 13 12 2 2 0
47 (OT) Win 120-119 Portland Trail Blazers Away February 14, 1986 49 21 34 3 3 2 3 14 11 1 2
47 Win 119-107 New York Knicks Home April 12, 1987 38 22 34 0 1 3 5 7 8 4 0
47 (2 OT) Win 140-139 Washington Bullets Away November 7, 1987 53 19 29 1 2 8 10 8 7 2 0
46 Win 130-127 Orlando Magic Away March 16, 1990 44 19 33 1 3 7 8 8 10 1 0
45 Lost 134-135 Phoenix Suns Away February 13, 1980 19 3 4 4
45 Win 113-100 Indiana Pacers Away February 24, 1985 45 18 31 1 3 8 11 12 5 5 0
45 Win 135-126 Charlotte Hornets Home November 14, 1990 44 18 28 0 0 9 9 8 8 2 5
44 Lost 120-129 Houston Rockets Away February 9, 1988 44 17 27 1 2 9 10 15 3 2 2
44 Win 113-112 Portland Trail Blazers Home February 24, 1988 44 17 35 1 5 9 9 11 8 1 0
44 Win 126-119 Chicago Bulls Home April 21, 1988 40 19 29 0 0 6 6 10 3 1 1
43 Win 126-96 Cleveland Cavaliers Neutral
(Hartford, Connecticut)
March 18, 1986 29 17 24 5 6 4 4 8 3 3 0
43 Win 122-116 Portland Trail Blazers Home February 25, 1987 46 17 30 1 4 8 9 10 8 2 1
43 Win 125-106 New Jersey Nets Home April 4, 1990 39 16 29 2 4 9 9 15 6 2 0
43 Win 148-140 Denver Nuggets Home December 5, 1990 44 14 26 3 6 12 13 8 13 2 2
42 Win 130-119 Philadelphia 76ers Home November 9, 1984 30* 17 23 1 1 7 7 7 3 1 2
42 Win 112-108 Seattle SuperSonics Home March 20, 1987 46 15 28 2 5 10 10 12 5 3 3
42 Win 120-106 Indiana Pacers Home November 11, 1987 42 15 24 2 2 10 10 20 5 3 2
41 Win 118-115 Detroit Pistons Home March 2, 1980 17 4 3 3
41 Win 115-106 Portland Trail Blazers Home December 2, 1983 45 15 27 1 2 10 10 14 7 1 2
41 (OT) Win 125-122 Atlanta Hawks Away January 18, 1986 40 15 27 2 4 9 11 7 6 3 2
41 (OT) Win 111-106 Chicago Bulls Away March 27, 1987 46 17 29 1 1 6 6 7 7 3 1
41 Win 115-110 Golden State Warriors Home January 2, 1988 43 15 24 3 6 8 10 10 5 2 0
41 Win 117-108 New York Knicks Home January 6, 1988 44 17 30 3 3 4 4 6 5 3 0
41 Win 107-105 Philadelphia 76ers Home March 11, 1990 43 15 21 1 2 10 10 10 4 0 0
40 Win 134-124 Detroit Pistons Neutral
(Hartford, Connecticut)
January 10, 1982 18 0 4 5
40 Win 114-99 Dallas Mavericks Away November 27, 1984 44 16 20 0 8 8 10 9 0 1
40 Lost 129-132 Denver Nuggets Away February 20, 1985 46 14 28 0 2 12 13 9 6 0 0
40 Win 122-117 New Jersey Nets Home March 30, 1986 46 15 28 3 7 7 8 7 7 1 0
40 Win 126-106 Atlanta Hawks Home January 23, 1987 39 14 24 3 7 9 10 12 5 2 1
40 Win 116-104 New Jersey Nets Home March 22, 1987 42 17 27 3 5 3 4 8 13 2 0
40 Lost 119-124 Denver Nuggets Home December 9, 1987 40 16 25 0 5 8 8 13 1 2 1
40 Win 124-104 Portland Trail Blazers Away February 19, 1988 40 18 27 1 2 3 4 13 5 2 0
40 Win 109-97 Seattle SuperSonics Home December 13, 1989 46 17 27 2 5 4 4 11 10 1 2
40 Win 113-109 Utah Jazz Home December 20, 1989 41 16 30 1 2 7 7 8 5 2 0
40 Win 139-118 Miami Heat Home April 12, 1990 40 14 23 2 5 10 10 6 9 1 0

* Ejected with 1:38 remaining in the third quarter

Playoffs

Bird scored 40 or more points in the playoffs.

Points Win / Lost Score opponent Home / Away Dated Minutes
played
FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
43 Win 130-123 Detroit Pistons Home May 8, 1985 43 17 33 0 1 9 9 13 5 1 0
42 Win 121-114 Detroit Pistons Home April 30, 1985 40 14 26 0 1 14 15 10 6 0 1
42 (2 OT) Win 138-137 Milwaukee Bucks Away May 10, 1987 56 13 23 3 5 13 15 7 8 0 2
40 Win 126-123 Cleveland Cavaliers Home April 18, 1985 43 14 25 1 2 11 12 7 3 3 2
40 Win 111-98 Milwaukee Bucks Home May 5, 1987 44 13 23 1 1 13 13 11 7 4 1

Game-winners

Regular season

Bird had 15 game-winners in the regular season.

Number Points Win / Lost Score opponent Home / Away Dated Minutes
played
FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
28 Win 120-118 Denver Nuggets Away February 15, 1981 13 2 2
25 Win 115-114 Detroit Pistons Home December 2, 1981 11 3 3
20 (EO) Win 110-109 Philadelphia 76ers Away April 11, 1982 40 7 22 6 6 15 7
38 Win 103-101 Phoenix Suns Away February 26, 1983 14 25 9 9
13 Win 110-108 Cleveland Cavaliers Home December 14, 1983 6 11 1 0 0
48 Win 128-127 Portland Trail Blazers Home January 27, 1985 17 28 2 12 12
32 Win 131-130 Detroit Pistons Home January 29, 1985 11 23 1 9 9
47 (OT) Win 120-119 Portland Trail Blazers Away February 14, 1986 49 21 34 3 3 2 3 14 11 1 2
27 Win 104-102 Seattle SuperSonics Away December 30, 1986 41 10 19 3 3 4 5 8 6 1 0
29 Win 104-102 Cleveland Cavaliers Home February 4, 1987 56 11 17 2 6 9 10 13 7 2 0
47 (2 OT) Win 140-139 Washington Bullets Away November 7, 1987 53 19 29 1 2 8 10 8 7 2 0
39 Win 105-104 Dallas Mavericks Away February 12, 1988 40 16 25 2 4 5 6 10 6 3 0
27 Win 102-100 Chicago Bulls Away November 4, 1989 38 12 24 0 1 3 4 9 6 0 0
10 Win 96-94 Philadelphia 76ers Home November 14, 1989 35 5 11 0 0 0 0 6 8 1 1
27 Win 112-111 Los Angeles Clippers Home December 26, 1989 39 11 22 1 3 4 4 5 5 2 0

Playoffs

Bird had two game-winners in the playoffs.

Points Win / Lost Score opponent Home / Away Dated Minutes
played
FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
23 Win 91-90 Philadelphia 76ers Home May 3, 1981 8 6 7
34 Win 117-115 Cleveland Cavaliers Away April 25, 1985 42 11 17 0 1 12 14 14 7 1 0

Career highs

Regular season

stat High opponent Dated
Points, game 60 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Points, half (2nd) 37 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Points, quarter (3rd) 24 vs. Indiana Pacers March 30, 1983
Points without a
free throw, quarter (3rd)
19 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Consecutive points (end of game) 16 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Field goal percentage
Field goals made 22 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Field goals made 22 vs. New York Knicks April 12, 1987
Field goals made, half (2nd) 15 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Field goals made, half (1st) 15 vs. Washington Bullets January 27, 1988
Field goals made, quarter (3rd) 10 vs. Indiana Pacers March 30, 1983
Field goals made, quarter (1st) 10 vs. Washington Bullets January 27, 1988
Field goal attempts 36 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Field goal attempts 36 vs. Chicago Bulls March 31, 1991
Field goal attempts, half (2nd) 23 Atlanta Hawks March 12, 1985
Free throws made, none missed
Free throws made, one missed 16-17 vs. Milwaukee Bucks April 12, 1985
Free throws made 16 vs. Milwaukee Bucks April 12, 1985
Free throw attempts 17 vs. Atlanta Hawks December 11, 1981
Free throw attempts 17 vs. Milwaukee Bucks April 12, 1985
Three-point field goals made 7 vs. Dallas Mavericks April 3, 1988
Three-point field goals made 7 vs. Indiana Pacers March 4, 1991
Three-point field goal attempts 10 three times
Rebounds 21 At Philadelphia 76ers November 1, 1980
Rebounds 21 At Los Angeles Lakers February 11, 1981
Rebounds 21 At Denver Nuggets December 29, 1981
Rebounds 21 (OT) At Washington Bullets March 16, 1982
Offensive rebounds
Defensive rebounds 18 At Chicago Bulls December 13, 1980
Defensive rebounds 18 vs. Indiana Pacers November 20, 1991
Assists 17 At Golden State Warriors February 16, 1984
Assists 16 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers March 21, 1990
Steals 9 At Utah Jazz February 18, 1985
Steals (OT) At New Jersey Nets October 25, 1985
Steals 8 vs. New Jersey Nets January 3, 1986
Blocked shots
turnovers 10 At New York Knicks November 17, 1979
Minutes played

Playoffs

stat High opponent Dated
Points 43 vs. Detroit Pistons May 8, 1985
Points, half (2nd) 30 vs. Detroit Pistons April 30, 1985
Points, quarter (1st) 24 vs. Atlanta Hawks May 11, 1988
Field goal percentage
Field goals made 17 vs. Detroit Pistons May 8, 1985
Field goals made 16 vs. New York Knicks May 2, 1984
Field goals made, quarter (1st) 10 vs. Atlanta Hawks May 11, 1988
Field goal attempts 33 vs. Detroit Pistons May 8, 1985
Free throws made, none missed 14-14 vs. Milwaukee Bucks May 17, 1984
Free throws made, one missed 14-15 vs. Detroit Pistons April 30, 1985
Free throws made 14 vs. Milwaukee Bucks May 17, 1984
Free throws made 14 vs. Detroit Pistons April 30, 1985
Free throws made, half (2nd) 12 vs. Detroit Pistons April 30, 1985
Free throw attempts 15 vs. Milwaukee Bucks May 15, 1984
Free throw attempts 15 vs. Los Angeles Lakers May 31, 1984
Free throw attempts 15 At Los Angeles Lakers June 3, 1984
Free throw attempts 15 vs. Detroit Pistons April 30, 1985
Free throw attempts 15 At Milwaukee Bucks May 10, 1987
Three-point field goals made 5 At Milwaukee Bucks May 18, 1986
Three-point field goal attempts 6 vs. Milwaukee Bucks May 15, 1986
Three-point field goal attempts 6 At Milwaukee Bucks May 18, 1986
Rebounds 21 At Philadelphia 76ers April 23, 1980
Rebounds 21 vs. Houston Rockets May 5, 1981
Rebounds 21 vs. Houston Rockets May 7, 1981
Rebounds 21 (OT) At Los Angeles Lakers June 6, 1984
Offensive rebounds 9 At Los Angeles Lakers June 6, 1984
Defensive rebounds 19 At Philadelphia 76ers April 23, 1980
Assists 16 vs. New York Knicks April 28, 1990
Assists, half 11 vs. New York Knicks April 28, 1990
Steals 6 At Milwaukee Bucks May 1, 1983
Blocked shots 4 At Washington Bullets April 21, 1984
turnovers 10 vs. Chicago Bulls April 7, 1981
Minutes played 56 (2 OT) At Milwaukee Bucks May 10, 1987

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:b Larry Bird , basketball-reference.com. Retrieved March 20, 2010.

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