Tom Heinsohn

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Birthday
26, 1934
Birthplace
Jersey City, NJ
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1934 (age 84)
Birthplace
Jersey City, NJ

About

NBA Hall of Fame forward/center and coach who was involved in each of the Boston Celtics' first 17 NBA Championships. He was named to six All-Star games during a career that spanned from 1956 to 1965.

Before Fame

He became Holy Cross's all-time leading scorer during his three years with the school's basketball team.

Trivia

The Tommy Award was named after him, and is awarded to Celtics players who display exceptional hustle.

Family Life

He was married to Helen Heinsohn until her death in 2008.

Associated With

He and Bill Russell were longtime teammates on the Celtics.