The 30 greatest players turned coaches

[post_page_title]Larry Bird[/post_page_title]
Larry Bird was already a three-time NBA champion and three-time MVP when he took the head coaching job with the Pacers. Bird, one of Boston’s greatest legends, hung around the Bostn as a special assistant in the front office for a few years after his retirement. But in 1997, he was named the head coach of the Pacers. He spent only three seasons on the sidelines, leading the team to three winning seasons including the Eastern Conference Championship during his final season in 1999-2000. He was named Coach of the Year in 1998.
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