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TOM HEINSOHN RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Celtics Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrorizing Togo

guest post by the Sports Hayes Recently tb727 made a reference to Tony Lavelli the accordion player but also brought up the fact that Togo Palazzi was the lone casualty of the 1957 Celtics. Who is Togo Palazzi? Good question. Togo was a 6’4 forward/guard on the mid 50’s Celtics that played at Holy Cross with Tom Heinsohn. That’s where Togo began a career of being the butt...
Via Celtics Life
January 21, 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 https://t.co/SjjGRMqveU— Boston Celtics (@celtics) August 26, 2014From two years ago, CSNNE and Rich Shertenlieb of 98.5's Toucher and Rich put...
Via Celtics Life
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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via CLNS Radio
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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