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Bob Cousy


Legendary point guard who introduced a fresh mixture of ball handling, and led the NBA in assists 8 direct seasons. He earned six NBA Championships using the Boston Celtics from 1957 to 1963 while playing alongside the fantastic Costs Russell. During his freshman season at Andrew Jackson SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, he was lower through the basketball group; he later became a superstar for the group and continued to play university golf ball at Holy Combination from 1946 to 1950. He was chosen to 13 consecutive All-Star video games from 1951 to 1963 and in 1957, he was called NBA MVP. He previously two daughters along with his wife Missie Agnes Ritterbusch. Under Cousy and Costs Russell, the Celtics come up with perhaps one of the most dominant works in NBA background.

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Full Name Bob Cousy
Date Of Birth August 9, 1928
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Height 1.85 m
Weight 80 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education College of the Holy Cross
Nationality American, French
Spouse Missie Ritterbusch
Children Ticia Cousy, Marie Cousy
Parents Julliette Cousy, Joseph Cousy
Awards NBA Most Valuable Player Award, All-NBA Team, NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award
Movies Blue Chips, Basketball Man
Star Sign Leo

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1 Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 1970-71 as a coach.
2 Inducted into the Holy Cross Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 1956.
3 Since 2004, the Bob Cousy Award, presented by The Hartford Financial Services Group, has been given annually to the basketball player deemed to be the nation's top collegiate point guard.
4 Guard for Boston Celtics (1950-1963) and Cincinnati Royals (1969-1970 [7 games]).
5 Boston Celtics all-time assists leader (6,945).
6 Commissioner of American Soccer League (1975-1980).
7 Recipient of the National Basketball Hall of Fame's John Bunn Award in 1983.
8 Head coach for the NBA Cincinnati Royals (1969-1972) and NBA Kansas City/Omaha Kings (1972-1974). He compiled a 141-209 composite record. *
9 Boston College coaching record: 117-38. New England Coach of the Year (1968, 1969). Led BC to three NITs (1969 finals) and two NCAA Tournaments (1967 Eastern Regional Finals).
10 Led the NBA in assists from 1953-1960, including a career high 9.5 per game in 1960. Holds NBA record for most assists in one half (19, Feb. 27, 1959 vs. Minneapolis). NBA 25th Anniversary All-Time Team (1970), NBA 35th Anniversary All-Time Team (1980), and NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team (1996).
11 NBA MVP (1957). All-NBA First Team (1952-1961) and All-NBA Second Team (1962-1963). NBA All-Star Game MVP (1954, 1957). Thirteen-time NBA All-Star (1951-1963).
12 The Sporting News First Team All-America (1950) and Second Team All-America (1949). Two-time All-Conference and All-New England (1949, 1950). Team MVP and leading scorer (1949, 1950).
13 Received his undergraduate degree at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts.



Blue Chips 1994 Vic



Sons of the City: New York 2011 Himself
NBA Hardwood Classics 2011 TV Series Himself
Basketball Man 2007 Video documentary Himself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... 2005 TV Series Himself
The Harlem Globetrotters: The Team That Changed the World 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2000-2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Elvis Is Alive 2001 Himself
Bill Russell: My Life, My Way 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself - Boston Celtics 1950-1963
Celtic Pride 1996 Himself
Night of 100 Stars III 1990 TV Movie Himself
The Way It Was 1975 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life 1972 TV Series Himself
Omnibus 1958 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1955-1957 TV Series Himself

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