Larry Joe Bird. 12-time NBA All-Star and was named the league's Most Valuable Player three times. He played for three NBA championships. He was a member of 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. The inventor of the 50–40–90 Club.