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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

Celtics legend Bob Cousy: Hassan Whiteside first player to remind me of Bill Russell

NBA Hall of Famer and Celtics legend Bob Cousy played with the indomitable Bill Russell for seven seasons in Boston. The two won six rings together. When discussions about the greatest player in NBA history arise, Cousy naturally sides with Russell. No big man in the league since has even held a passing resemblance to Russell's dominance on the glass and on defense. No one, that...
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March 26, 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

Your Morning Dump..Where Cousy Is A Rondo Fan

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “Guys like Rondo come along only every 20 years,” Cousy said. “So I would do everything I could to keep him.” Rondo’s contract expires at the end of the season, and he said that he’d like to remain...
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October 06, 2014  |  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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