Bob Cousy To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At The Globies

There is a statue of Bob Cousy on the Holy Cross campus, an homage to his brilliant basketball career and a lifetime of community service and humanitarian efforts in greater Worcester, Mass. On Nov. 14, the Boston Globe will also recognize his life’s work when he receives the Lifetime Achievement Award at The Globies sports awards show. Born in New York City, Cousy first came to...
November 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bob Cousy Not Sure Celtics’ ‘Tradition’ Will Be Enough To Land Kevin Durant

The Boston Celtics are one of the most storied franchises in all of sports. But does it really matter in their quest to sign prized free agent Kevin Durant? Celtics legend Bob Cousy isn’t so sure. “All things being equal, I guess at some point tradition plays a role,” Cousy recently told The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach in a phone interview. “But cold weather could also...
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Norris Cole has No. 30 retired with LeBron James, New Orleans Pelicans in attendance

Norris Cole, one of the most decorated players in Cleveland State history, had his No. 30 jersey retired at the Wolstein Center Saturday afternoon before the Vikings took on the Oakland Golden Grizzlies. A number of Cole’s New Orleans Pelicans teammates were on hand to support him, as was his former Miami Heat teammate, LeBron James. Cole’s number was the third retired by the...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ten finalists named for Bob Cousy Award

On Monday, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 10 finalists for Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's top point guard. The list was cut in half after 20 point guards were named to the watch list back in October. Here are the finalists:Kyle Collingsworth, BYU: 15.1 PPG, 7.8 RPG. 7.5 APG; leads the nation with four triple-doubles this season.Kris Dunn, Providence...
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February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ferrell, Blackmon Jr., Williams on watch lists for national awards

A trio of Indiana players are on award watch lists announced today by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Senior guard Yogi Ferrell is on the watch list for the 2016 Bob Cousy Award, which honors the nation’s top point guard. Other Big Ten point guards on the Cousy watch list include Wisconsin’s Bronson […] The post Ferrell, Blackmon Jr., Williams on watch lists...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Cousy on Boston Celtics: 'They're ending up in the middle...the worst place you can be'

The NBA has known very few individuals more iconic than Bob Cousy. The Boston Celtics legend made 13 All-Star games, won league MVP in 1957 and won one more ring than he can fit on his right hand. Today is his 87th birthday, and with it Cousy decided to express a few opinions about the current state of his former team to the Boston Globe's Chris Gasper. Here are a few of those thoughts...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Cousy compares Hassan Whiteside to Bill Russell

Well, it seems like the Florida sun is starting to get to 86-year old Celtics' legend Bob Cousy. In an article written by the Worcester Telegram and Gazette's Bill Doyle, Cousy compares Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside to none other than NBA-legend Bill Russell:I have never said this in the 40 years since I retired. But he is the first big guy, not (Patrick) Ewing, (Hakeem) Olajuwon...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Cousy: Heat’s Hassan Whiteside First Player To Remind Me Of Bill Russell

You won’t find a bigger Hassan Whiteside fan than Bob Cousy. Yes, the Bob Cousy. The Boston Celtics legend and Basketball Hall of Famer recently bestowed Whiteside, the Miami Heat’s breakout big man, with the highest of compliments: a comparison of his game to that of the one and only Bill Russell. “I have never said this in the 40 years since I retired,” Cousy told Bill...
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Bob Cousy hits 10 one handed free throws in a row

Ray Allen isn't the only Celtic to show his acting chops, old-timer Bob Cousy also had an Oscar worthy performance in the classic film Blue Chips. He not only showed his range on camera but also showed his free throw skills. During filming of that small part The Cous did not miss, making ten in a row and causing Nick Nolte to break character. Check it out:Now that is an all-time...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Grieving Bob Cousy To Receive Honorary Degree From Boston College

Bob Cousy will add a sheepskin to his wall May 19, but the honor will do little the lessen the pain of a difficult last few months. Boston College will present Cousy with an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at the university’s commencement, honoring the former Boston Celtics guard who coached the Eagles for six seasons in the 1960s. But in an emotional interview with...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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