Boston Celtics legend Tom Heinsohn dead at 86

Boston Celtics legend Tom Heinsohn dead at 86

Today we are not going to discuss with you some free betting picks, but we will deliver you some sad news. It’s about Boston Celtics’ legend Tom Heinsohn who died at 86 years. The Celtics confirmed the news.


Tom Heinsohn was a colossal figure who had his hand in each one of Boston’s titles in the NBA. He was playing for the team during the 50s and spent nine years in total with the Celtics’ colours. During his playing days Heinsohn managed to average 18.6 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2 assists per game. Six times he was named in the NBA All Stars team. In nine years as a player he successfully won eight NBA titles which makes him one of the most successful players of all time. In 1986 Tom Heinsohn was accepted in the Hall of Fame while his #15 shirt currently hangs at the TD Garden.


The Boston Celtics reacted quickly to the news and released a statement about Tom Heinsohn’s death. “He was the only person to be a participant in each one of Celtics’ 17 titles in the NBA”, the franchise announced. “His spirit will remain alive”, they added.


Tom Heinsohn was not just a really successful player, but a very successful coach as well. He spent nine seasons as a head coach and led the Celtics to two championships in the NBA – in 1974 and 1976. In 1971 we won the award for a coach of the year. He was twice inducted in the Hall of Fame – once as a player and once as a coach. There’s no doubt about this – he was a massive figure in this game.


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