Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 4/27/12
Often times in What the Hell Happened To, we cross paths with guys who had short stints with the Celtics.  Really short stints.  But it used to seem customary for guys who were on the team at the beginning of the season and were let go to still be awarded that championship ring if the team went on to win it.  Togo Palazzi proved it in 1957 and this week's WTHHT feature player, Ed Searcy proved it again during the 1976 campaign. Ed started his career at Power Memorial High School in Manhattan (making him the 2nd WTHHT alumni of there along with Johnny Ezersky) alongside future NBA player Len Elmore.  For college he decided to stay local and attend St John's University.  His stats weren't available on basketball-reference but from all the articles I read, Searcy was a relentless rebounder and very good scorer.  Standing 6'6 probably had him playing one of the forward spots in college (of course in today's height-challenged NBA, he'd probably play center).After a career with the Redmen...
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