Dave Cowens

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Birthday
25, 1948
Birthplace
Newport, KY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1948 (age 69)
Birthplace
Newport, KY

About

7-time All-Star power forward/center who won two NBA Championships as a member of the Boston Celtics in the 1970s and was named NBA MVP in 1973.

Before Fame

He was an elite rebounder at Newport Catholic High School in Kentucky and at Florida State before he was selected 4th overall by the Celtics in the 1970 NBA Draft.

Trivia

After retirement, he became head coach of the Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, and Golden State Warriors.

Family Life

He raised two daughters, Meghan and Samantha, with his wife Deby Cowens.

Associated With

He and the legendary Bill Russell both brought NBA Championships to Boston.