Found August 09, 2012 on NESN.com:
The most amazing part of Bob Cousy's legendary career may be the fact that he came so close, so often, to stopping or being blocked along his path to the NBA. As the "Houdini of the Hardwood" celebrates his 84th birthday on Thursday, it is unimaginable that a professional basketball career was not in Cousy's sights until late in his college career at Holy Cross. Even then, Celtics president Red Auerbach was not enamored with the point guard. The Celtics instead drafted Charlie Share while Cousy went to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. It was only fitting that even at the doorstep...
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