Larry Bird is a retired NBA professional basketball player and business executive from the United States.
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The Indiana native was the highest-paid rookie of the year, earning $3.25 million over five years for an average of $650,000 each year.
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He was also the first player in the world to earn $5 million. Aside from that, the NBA player's lifetime earnings totaled $24,070,000.
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The former basketballer has appeared in commercials for clothing and video games. He has promoted the Heinz Corporation's products and franchises extensively.
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He possesses 'A pacer's Indy Car,' a Thunderbird Mustang, and a Ford among his car collection.