Jerry Bird

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Jerry Bird
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Personal information
Born (1934-02-03) February 3, 1934 (age 80)
Corbin, Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Corbin (Corbin, Kentucky)
College Kentucky (1953–1956)
NBA draft 1956 / Round: 3 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers
Pro playing career 1958–1959
Career history
1958–1959 New York Knicks
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jerry Lee Bird (born February 3, 1934) is a retired American basketball player.

A jersey honoring Bird hangs in Rupp Arena.

Born in Corbin, Kentucky, he played collegiately for the University of Kentucky.

He was selected by the Minneapolis Lakers in the 1956 NBA Draft.

He played for the New York Knicks (1958–59) in the NBA for 11 games.

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