John Havlicek

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Birthday
8, 1940
Birthplace
Martins Ferry, OH
Death Date
Apr 25, 2019 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1940
Birthplace
Martins Ferry, OH
Death Date
Apr 25, 2019 (79)

About

Legendary Boston Celtics small forward who was an 8-time NBA Champion and 13-time All-Star. He became Boston's all-time leading scorer with 26,395 career points.

Before Fame

He won an NCAA championship with Ohio State University in 1960.

Trivia

His number 17 was retired by the Boston Celtics and he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 1984.

Family Life

He married Beth Evans in 1967. His son Chris played college basketball at the University of Virginia.

Associated With

He won the 1974 NBA Finals MVP Award after leading the Celtics to victory over Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the Milwaukee Bucks in 7 games.