Larry Bird has been named the NBA Executive of the Year, according to the Indiana Pacers' official Twitter account.
BREAKING NEWS: Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird is the recipient of the 2011-12 NBA Executive of the Year award.
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) May 16, 2012
The Pacers improved to 42-24 this season, after finishing last year with a below .500 record of 37-45. They are currently tied 1-1 in their playoff series with the Miami Heat.