Tommy Heinsohn talks coaching, broadcasting, and how he almost left the Celtics

Tom Heinsohn has been a part of the Celtics orgnization for 60 years. He is the only person in team history that has officially been apart of each and every one of their 17 championships. He's been inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach, and today serves as the teams lovable color commentator alongside Mike Gorman on the CSNNE broadcasts of Celtics games...
Via Celtics Life
December 14, 2016

HH Tournament: (3) Paul Pierce vs (6) Tom Heinsohn

Paul Pierce and Tom Heinsohn is the next matchup in the Hardwood Houdini Tournament Kevin Garnett barely edged past Dave Cowens in the Second Round yesterday. Garnett will take on Larry Bird in the Elite Eight. The next matchup will be between two Celtics’ legends – Paul Pierce and Tom Heinsohn. Don’t forget that this […] HH Tournament: (3) Paul Pierce vs (6) Tom Heinsohn...
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September 03, 2016

HH Tournament: (6) Tom Heinsohn vs (11) Frank Ramsey

Tom Heinsohn and Frank Ramsey is the next matchup in the Hardwood Houdini Tournament Paul Pierce had no problem getting by Ed Macauley during yesterday’s matchup. Side B is coming closer to the end, eventually leading us to the second round of the Hardwood Houdini Tournament. Although, today’s matchup between Tom Heinsohn and Frank Ramsey […] HH Tournament: (6) Tom Heinsohn...
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August 23, 2016

Watch Tommy Heinsohn, 1954 Holy Cross Team Appear On ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ (Video)

Tommy Heinsohn’s name has been synonymous with the Boston Celtics over the last several decades. But before Tommy bled green, he earned some fame as part of another Massachusetts basketball stronghold. Heinsohn, who won eight NBA titles as a Celtics player and two more as a coach before becoming a beloved color commentator on team broadcasts, played his college ball at Holy Cross...
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

A Slice of “Pi” To Go With Those Holiday Left-Overs

Guest Post by Abacus RevealsDon’t you just love it when the in-game analysis of the legendary Tom Heinsohn– if Tommy-Gun hangs around long enough, he’ll be honored with a third plaque out there in Springfield – strays to the “trigonometry” of the game?Like the magnificent oration he delivered at this summer’s Hall of Fame induction, the old coach’s words – entertainment...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Heinsohn: Danny Ainge ‘Is Almost The Reincarnation Of Red’ Auerbach

Tom Heinsohn has never been ashamed of shameless hyperbole, which has led those who aren’t Boston Celtics fans to dismiss him as a biased homer. The same qualities have made him beloved by those who know better. With his second induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame upcoming — already in as a player, he’s going in as a coach this summer — Heinsohn...
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Heinsohn reelected to Hall of Fame; Fitch, White among finalists

The morning after the All-Star festivities officially began at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 12 finalists and five direct-elects to the Class of 2015. Among the latter group is Celtics legend Tom Heinsohn, who will become the fourth person ever to be enshrined as both a player and coach.Heinsohn was elected by the Hall's Veterans...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

It's Tommy Heinsohn's 80th birthday! (video tributes and little known Tommy facts included)

The Celtics released this "Happy Birthday" video today (if the clip in the tweet isn't working, click on the link to watch):Happy 80th Birthday to Celtics Legend, 10-time NBA Champion and Hall of Famer Tommy Heinsohn! #HappyBirthdayTommy— Boston Celtics (@celtics) August 26, 2014From two years ago, CSNNE and Rich Shertenlieb of 98.5's Toucher and Rich put...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Celtics Announcer Goes Nuts After MCW’s Palming Isn’t Called, Turner Hits Buzzer-Beater

If it were up to Boston Celtics announcer Tom Heinsohn, Evan Turner never even would have had a chance to attempt a buzzer-beater Wednesday night. That’s because he believes that Sixers point guard Michael Carter-Williams was guilty of palming the ball on the team’s final possession before passing to Turner. He made it clear how he felt about referee Violet Palmer’s no-call...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Tom Heinsohn Question in the Information Age

Boston Celtics broadcaster Tom Heinsohn is aging while his audience evolves.  It bears the question: Should the Boston Celtics and Comcast replace the Hall of Famer?   As America and the rest of the world continues to reap in the benefits and luxuries of the Information Age, we tend to forget just how much it is negatively impacting others. Well, that is, if you are one of those...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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