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"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

Only A Game

01:57 min | 3 weeks ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

"At deeper friendship, but it really didn't. I thought about it for fifty sixteen years. and. I wrote a millennial years ago pretty much doing a mayor Culpa cousy hand wrote that letter. Basically said. I know we've never been pen pals and I'm sorry about that. There was sponsor. To reach out to you and hopefully share the pain that you had joined that at all minimize it or whatever. However, I didn't do that sorry about that and that was good. Well then six months passed without a response and then a year and then two years and then two and a half years later in two thousand eighteen. cousy. got a call on a Sunday night at home. That was an old somewhat enfeebled voice saying Bob. It's Bill Russell I'm calling to see how you are. They talked for about ten or twelve minutes according to cousy, and then he asked the question rust I sent you a letter couple years ago. Did you get it? and Bill Russell said yes I did. Thank you. Nothing more was Russell's response brief because he was angry not angry at all cousy wouldn't speculate I asked him if Bill Russell simple response of yes. was sufficient. Absolutely. For three seasons, satch sanders observed the relationship between Bob cousy and Bill Russell up close. I asked him if he thinks cousy owed Russell and apology. No. The policy but I do think that cousy because he was cousy thought he could do more and then started thinking that he should have done more. Because, he's a man of conscience insensitive. Could have done more possibly, but he feels could do more and that's what really counts. I.

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Cousy ends Celtics career in championship fashion on this day in 1963

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | 5 months ago

Cousy ends Celtics career in championship fashion on this day in 1963

"Fifty seven years ago April twenty fourth nineteen sixty three Bob Cousy wins an NBA championship in his final game as a Celtic scoring eighteen points in a one twelve one oh nine victory over the Lakers in Los Angeles my god wish to see delivered sixteen points by halftime and the Celtics had a comfortable lead until he had to leave the game with an injury in the second half hello a little no not me but in the yeah and I was able to go over now Z. shot nine for eighteen and had seven assists including the passport Tommy heights in the game clinching basket I'm guessing Coolbaugh

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Cousy ends Celtics career in championship fashion on this day in 1963

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | 5 months ago

Cousy ends Celtics career in championship fashion on this day in 1963

"Fifty seven years ago April twenty fourth nineteen sixty three Bob Cousy wins an NBA championship in his final game as a Celtic scoring eighteen points in a one twelve one oh nine victory over the Lakers in Los Angeles my god wish to see delivered sixteen points by halftime and the Celtics had a comfortable lead until he had to leave the game with an injury in the second half hello a little no not me but in the yeah and I was able to go over now Z. shot nine for eighteen and had seven assists including the passport Tommy heights in the game clinching basket I'm guessing Coolbaugh

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

Only A Game

01:35 min | 9 months ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

"That story first aired in December of last year Gary pomerantz book is the last pass cousy Russell the Celtics and what what matters in the end. You know that old saying there's no I in team well today on the show. We've got three deeply personal stories stories that include the word. I many many times but that are in their own way about teammates. Coming up Nikki. Colin became an assistant women's basketball coach at Colorado State University. In two thousand one she spent most of the next fifteen years working working for the same head coach. Her husband. Tom Do people think I'm good at my job. Or do they think I got this job because I married to the head coach and that really Kinda was always with me because I was never able to kind of go out on my own and just have my own voice Nikki and Tom up next on and only a game from NPR. NPR's life kid wants to help you make changes that actually stick this New Year from how do dry January right so I had to start a creative habit. We've got new episodes all month. They'll be start the year off right new episodes every Tuesday Thursday. Listen and subscribe to life gain. I'm Karen Given in July of two thousand Eighteen Nikki. Colin was in the seventh week of her first season as a head basketball coach At any level and her team the WNBA as Atlanta dream was not.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

Only A Game

02:18 min | 9 months ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

"Cousy says it pained him to watch African Americans struggle for acceptance and inclusion but he remained quiet and cousy says says Russell's anger made it hard for them to form a friendship like the ones cousy had enjoyed with Chuck Cooper and some of his other black teammates. Let's go have a bill. Let's go to the movie together. Whatever socialize outside of the unit? I was a senior member. I had a good relationship with the media I always have so I could have reached out and perhaps shed is paying a little bit with them. You know I never did that with us. Bob cousy retired tired at the end of the sixty two sixty three season after yet another successful tidal run. He and Russell led the Celtics to six. NBA Championships in their seven seasons. Together the Celtics gathered for a postseason dinner and bill. Russell took to the podium to speak and what Russell said he said. Was You meet very few men in life like Bob cousy. I consider cousy like a brother and Russell became emotional at this point. cousy who's he doesn't really remember that either. Obviously this should have been special to me when I read what he said. It bought back a slight Komo and it brought a tear my I but I don't know why I don't remember it more specifically other on ninety years old. That's something thing to do with it. You know when I read these quotes to cousy during an interview cousy just started shaking his head. He said what was I thinking. Why didn't I get up and go across the room and give us a hug in the fall of nineteen sixty three? The Celtics became Bill Russell's team unless that had happened much earlier earlier Russell retired as a player in nineteen sixty-nine after thirteen seasons in the NBA. He earned eleven championship rings. cousy did a lot of thinking over three decades about how he'd fallen short as a team leader but he didn't talk about it until two thousand and one. ESPN interview about Russell. And he was talking in a breezy way about Russell's extraordinary athleticism but the topic shifted.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

Only A Game

07:18 min | 9 months ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

"Is only a game. I'm Karen Given. There's not a lot that Bob cousy could have done better on the basketball court. He led the League in assists for eight straight years he won six NBA championships with the Boston Celtics. But cousy now ninety one years old and when he looks back he feels like there are some something. He wishes he had done differently. That the end of the day when you're sitting reviewing your life you have a lot of league. That's as to how you should've could've could have done things better over the years. COUSY has thought a lot about one of those regrets. His relationship with former teammate. Bill Russell I felt some guilt. Okay all the not reaching out to them and that's what I did eventually. Here's only games Gary Wallich on a cold autumn morning Bob. cousy greets me at the front on tour as the leaves fall around his home in Worcester massachusettes. He's lived there alone since his wife died twenty thirteen. I shake his hand and ask Kim how he's doing. Never ask a ninety year old that question. He says he brandishes his cane. For emphasis. We sit it has enormous dining room table and talk about his early days on the Celtics. His hands move like he's throwing passes to invisible teammates as he discusses his rookie year. Well we had some talented players. We had some not so talented players. cousy says that his fellow rookie Chuck Cooper was a five or six on a ten scale. Talent wise but cooper was something else. Jackie Robinson broke the color line. Baseball in one thousand nine hundred seventy seven. Three years has laid up on a wall around got up at the meeting and said the cell expect Chuck Gupta Undo Cain. cousy had no black friends growing up in a Manhattan tenement intimate. He had no black teammates in high school or college now. He was roommates with the first black player selected in the NBA draft. They went to movies. Listen to jazz and drank bars. Their bond was tested on February. Twenty Eighth Nineteen fifty two after a game in Raleigh and he wasn't into allowed to register hotel with us and Chuck and I somehow found out. There was asleep going through all night at twelve. Thirty to in New York with a connection. Boston cousy and Cooper went to union station to wait for the sleeper train. Who is doing and after three or four visits? It's like midnight and we have to go with. They made their way to the restroom. cousy was unprepared for what he saw. Stupid big wight signs with a blackout. A one pointing light says colored the other pointing left says white and I was stunned. I did. I was ashamed to be white. I didn't know what to say to them. I said come on. Let's go out to the end of the platform and we peed together. Other their friendship grew off the court and on it cooper was good player but cousy point guard was beginning to transform the league. This is the one thousand nine hundred eighty s and he's a little bit like Elvis Presley Music or James Dean and film that's writer Gary Pomerantz. He's interviewed cousy over fifty fifty times. He's a renegade pushing out against the conservative norms dribbling behind his back and and throw a no look passes he was Adding sort of a jolt of caffeine to the NBA. A jolt of style put. The celts were only slightly better than mediocre. They were a team struggling to find itself self. The Celtics needed a big man to make it to the next level in a trade after the nineteen fifty-six draft the Celtics Acquired Center Bill Russell less changed the dynamic in every way he was a fierce shot blocker. He put a trauma on opposing shooters and he was a great rebounder under an opponent would take a shot and miss and there's Russell rising rising six ten long lean and springy getting the rebound and half turning and snap map passing the outlet to cousy Russell and cousy created a fast break style. That was nearly indefensible. These are in many ways the ultimate teammates they they were both murderously competitive and very quickly. The Celtics emerged as a force to be reckoned with Russell and coups a AH relatively tight relationship on the court. That's forward satch sanders. He joined the Celtics in nineteen sixty. The hell out of respect for each other. That was is clear off the court. They were not spending a lot of time in each other. Racial tensions were high in the US that carried over into some NBA va locker rooms. But Sanders says that wasn't the case with the Celtics. cousy says Red Auerbach who he alone called by his first name. Arnold created clubhouse harmony and a rather unusual way but I think on old frankly solved the black white situation putting well. He tweeted everyone saying badly. So less than I- relationship was the same as any two people that are working towards a goal. The goal was to win and championships and with Russell. The Celtics began to do that but something else was happening. At the outset of the Celtics Dynasty Gary Ripon Marantz Russell and cousy together for seven years as teammates. And if you put that on the civil rights timeline. It's roughly from the end of the Montgomery bus boycott to Dr Dr King's March on Washington address and nineteen sixty three. That is the heart of black freedom. Struggle in Russell would engage in that struggle in in a way that few athletes did on October seventeenth nineteen sixty one. The Celtics played a preseason exhibition. Game in Lexington Kentucky Satch Sanders. Remember what happened at the team hotel before the game would go through the eat into. This won't really cancer people. They weren't happy about they gathered in Russell's room at the Hotel Russell and Sanders along with Casey Jones and Sam Jones decided not to play. Then read didn't WanNa turn away from. I'm Nice Pay Day for the team so he tried to convince. The African American Celtics stay and Russell said going home. The way players gave it consideration but but in the end decided to play the game. Seven White Celtics played including Bob cousy. Who didn't protest? I have no explanation for this feeling as I do about social justice being Cotonou team when Gary pomerantz originally asked cousy about about the game he said he didn't remember it cousy said why did I play. What was I thinking it was an exhibition game? Why didn't I say something I think he I was so focused on being Bob cousy? Some of the most essential American history of the second half of the century passed him by when over his his head. He was focused on winning. He was focused on his endorsements and his brand and it just.

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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA legend Bob Cousy

Mark Levin

00:21 sec | 1 year ago

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA legend Bob Cousy

"At the White House president trump awarded Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy the nation's highest civilian honor presidential medal of freedom allows me to reach a level of acceptance in our society I never once ever dreamed up because he just turned ninety one played for the Celtics from nineteen fifty to sixty three winning six

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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA legend Bob Cousy

Nightside with Dan Rea

00:44 sec | 1 year ago

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA legend Bob Cousy

"A special day for Celtics legend Bob Cousy as president trump awards him the nation's highest civilian honor the presidential medal of freedom you're one of the all time greats in the history of sports not just basketball and an inspiration to us all and today America honors and celebrates everything that you have achieved your vet chief so much and even be on basketball Uzis says the honor allows him to complete his life circle presidential medal of freedom allows me to reach a level of acceptance in our society I never once ever dreamed up because he played with the Celtics between nineteen fifty and nineteen sixty three and was a thirteen time NBA all

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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA legend Bob Cousy

Nightside with Dan Rea

00:42 sec | 1 year ago

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA legend Bob Cousy

"President trump awards Celtics legend Bob Cousy the nation's highest civilian honor even at the high school the president says Bob Cousy skilled was obvious people started calling him the Houdini of the hardwood for his fancy dribbling and passing because he won six NBA titles with the Boston Celtics and is in the hall of fame revered not just for that but for pushing racial equality and the players union rights now standing in the oval office at age ninety one he wore the presidential medal of freedom this technology been allows me to complete my life circle I can stop chasing the bouncing ball soccer make on the at the White

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Trump awarding Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

Rush Limbaugh

00:41 sec | 1 year ago

Trump awarding Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

"He was an NBA star a few hours from now will be honored at the White House were fox's John decker is live he was a legend for thirteen years as an all star guard for the Boston Celtics and this afternoon Bob Cousy will be awarded the presidential medal of freedom the nation's highest civilian honor president trump will present the award to the ninety one year old NBA hall of Famer who helped lead the Celtics to six championships cruise he gained fame for his stance against racism and in nineteen fifty refused to stay at the team hotel in segregated Charlotte North Carolina after an African American teammate was denied entry Uzi is the fourth NBA player to receive the presidential medal of

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Bob Cousy, Trump And NBA discussed on 10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:17 sec | 1 year ago

Bob Cousy, Trump And NBA discussed on 10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

"Another honor for Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy the ninety one year old retired point guard will today received the presidential medal of freedom from president trump because he was part of the Celtics dynasty of the nineteen fifties and sixties when he played in thirteen consecutive NBA all star games and earned six NBA championship

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"bob cousy" Discussed on The No Chill Podcast

The No Chill Podcast

02:50 min | 1 year ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on The No Chill Podcast

"Jordan did it with a little more drama at the time in their more is on them but Zach Levine can do it and in between his leg Rick Perry did it all the white boy berry boy. Did it the James White it went under the legs. He does between hundred legs. You did two hands from the windmill. Let's see that's what I'm saying. So after that like I can't go back and look at Dr J. and say are able to when someone's done did it with behind back in like doctor. J. Didn't Chuck's which was that's hard to do. It doesn't send you. I always say this. You respect your respect your forefathers but at the end of the day the forefathers gotta respect evolution also you can't say Bob cousy can't say because he's a hall of Famer eight time champion say all I can take anybody from two thousand twenty <hes> well additionally I would say Bob cousy was able to train and come up the same way as the these other kids in the same playing field as them could he compete against him and the Bob cousy. You have more focused training but what I'm saying but but at the end the day you can't you can't you can't say like if you're riding. You can't say Yeah I'll shut Lebron James Down and then say it well I I. I'm GonNa need you know. I need to be four more inches taller. I'M GONNA need his trainer. I'm GonNa need shoes fucking now. You're you're creating Lebron James now I need. I need to be able to shoot. I need to be like I'm just upgrading his car and that was a nineteen eighty car that said he can beat me. As a nineteen eighty the focus back then wasn't like heating weights like that and it wasn't like about diet and all that stuff so if the focus is more geared towards that today especially with not just the league but the teams and the trainers and everything that you're with you kind of have to bring that up but but as I said you can't but that's what I'm saying that's the cheap part of you can't say as a nineteen eighties car you you can be the two thousand twenty car but then say I need all the engine parts of that two thousand twenty car and put it in my nineteen eighty car. Well obviously that means. You're two thousand twenty card guy. That's the argument is saying you now now or in your prime in your prime you can beat me now. That is not possible yeah. If you compare errors can't really do that. You can't buy okay so back to Bob cousy for a SEC. I'll give them the cue that doesn't change so Intel Basketball Intelligence. What was it five six? What five what six talk? I don't care physically..

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"bob cousy" Discussed on WEEI

WEEI

10:59 min | 1 year ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on WEEI

"There for the basketball pain in your life. You ought to pick up. It's called the last pass Cousy Russell the Celtics, and what matters most in the N Gary Pomerantz joins us right now. He's the author of the book and conducted one hundred fifty interviews for this, including Fifty-three with the Celtics legend Bob Cousy himself. Gary, how are you doing great? How you doing? I'm well, I'm well. So one of the things about the book which stood out to me. Is it Bob Cousy told you he felt he did not do enough to help Bill Russell. So ended up writing a letter after reading a book on race call between the world in me. And look for those who don't know Bill. Russell went through stuff in Boston. Eight people ended up breaking into his house sprang graffiti on house housing defecating on in the man's home. I mean, there were some terrible things that happened to Bill. Russell. Terrible things. I mean, it was horrific stuff. And no wonder Bill Russell has said through the years. You know, I didn't play for Boston. I played for the Celtics. This is really a story knew about what matters in the end Bill. Russell and Bob Cousy that's the Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig of that great, Celtics dynasty. It's hard to believe that Cousy is now ninety and Bill Russell eighty four. And and working on the last pass, I interviewed Cousy fifty three times as you say, and and you know in his house on the phone. He would call me sometimes. And in say, you know, it's all number fourteen calling and more often than Nadi. He had been thinking about our last interview. And he had more that he wanted to say about it. And usually it was about race. And russell. Bill. Russell took three years to respond to the letter in which Cousy tried to to apologize. Why did he take that long? Well, I'm not sure Russell is not in great health. And you know, he's lived in epic life five MVP awards those eleven NBA championships in the capstone came in two thousand eleven when Barack Obama awarded Bill Russell the presidential medal of freedom, which is, you know, the highest civilian honor this country bestows, it's the American equivalent of knighthood, and you know, Cousy was the captain of that team. And it's important to remember he was perceived as one of the good guys by the league's early African American players. In fact in nineteen fifty when he was a rookie. This is only three years post. Jackie robinson. He roomed with Chuck Cooper forward. From Duquesne was the first black player drafted by an NBA team. And they developed a great lifelong friendship. You know with Russell Cousy. Now, this has been in him this regret for fifty years and more he wishes that his captain of the Celtics. He'd spoken out publicly against the racism that that Russel was facing in Boston and around the league, and he wishes that privately pulled Russell aside and said Russia had got your back, but he didn't do it. He didn't say that. And one of the many things that separates Guzzi from most great athletes is that, you know, he's not embellishing or burnishing the stories. He tells about himself to the contrary in this case, he's drawing attention to a to a failing or a flaw. You know, he saying, you know, I did not do enough. And it's his final declaration. I should have done more. I am reading this book that you wrote Gary did not realize how important and how great a player Bob Cousy was not just for the Celtics, but for the NBA, and you like it him to Alexander Hamilton in what he did the NBA Hamilton. Of course is the is the forgotten founding father until the great stage play carrying his name comes out, and that's sort of been Cousy. You know, his story. He's been lost time. You know, in the way basketball history is remembered and told, but here's why Bob Cousy matter so much I his theatricality is the so called Houdini, the hardwood, you know, those no look passes the the dribbling behind his back. He was kinda like James Dean or Elvis in the fifties pushing against the conservative norms in the game. And in every, you know, no look pass that Kyrie Irving throws today, and every, you know, imaginative moved at Steph curry or James. Jordan makes there's a little bit of Cousy flowing through it. Cousy also founded the NBA players association in the nineteen fifties. And as a matter of comparison in Cousy is last year with the Celtics nineteen sixty three he earned thirty five thousand dollars last year, Steph curry and LeBron James thirty five million dollars. So the decimal point has moved three places to the right and also in the fifties. That's a long time ago Cousy and his coach the legendary read our back traveled abroad as representatives of the US State Department selling the the American game of basketball in Europe, and in Asia and Africa, and you know, last year on NBA rosters opening night. There were a hundred nee players from forty to foreign nations. And territories that's a big a big footprint that Cousy has left. Gary Pomerantz is our guest right here on the newest Greg show. He's the author of the book the last pass Cousy Russell the Celtics, and what matters most in the end Bill. Russell called Boston as a city a flea market. Of racism, you didn't get opportunity to interview him though, you got to talk to one hundred and fifty different people. If you could interview Bill, what would you wanna ask? Well, you know, I tried hard to get to him, you know, including sending him a letter to his home in Seattle through the Celtics in which essentially I asked him to questions one to describe the evolution of his relationship with Bob Cousy and to what was his reaction to the letter that Cousy sent him in February two thousand sixteen way, back in two thousand one ESPN did a sport segment on our sports century segment. I'm Bill Russell is one of the greatest athletes of the twentieth century. Russell did not agree to be interviewed for it. But Bob Cousy did in the cameras came to his house in Worcester. Mass and Cruces talking on camera and kind of a breezy way. Remember two thousand and one this year that this happened. He's talking in a breezy way about Russell's extraordinary athleticism is a shot blocker and rebounder. But then the conversation shifts to race and Cousy says, you know, I should have been more sensitive to Russ's anguish. And then he just stops any pauses, and you can see on camera his face facial muscles twitching, and he just breaks down sobbing right there on camera holding his head in his hands two months later. He saw Russell at a celebrity golf tournament in southern California. And Cousy is never been sure through the decades, whether Russell's gonna give him a big embrace when he sees them or or the famous Russell glower that we all saw when he walked onto the court in pre-game introductions in this case Russell gave him a big embrace and sat down at the coffee shop breakfast table with Cousy and he told Cousy and what Cousy views is the most meaningful conversation. They ever had that he he saw Cousy interview on ESPN. And and told him, you know, not to worry about it there. There's nothing he could have done to make Russell's life easier. During those seven years they were together as teammates Cousy could feel his his pain his own pain, releasing and he hoped that would take their relationship to a higher ground, but it didn't. And it was about fourteen fifteen years later two thousand fifteen and sixteen seventeen when I was interviewing Cousy that. You know, this was all coming up again. Cousy is watching TV. And and and he sees these flashpoints in American race relations coming up on his screen, Ferguson. The rise of black lives matter Trayvon Martin, Tamir rice and any time. Bob Cousy thinks about race he thinks about his personal life and he returns to Russell. I mean, look it's rare in American life for ninety year old white man to reconsider race and how it played out in his life. But that's what Cousy is doing. And that's why one morning after a restless night thinking about Russell in two thousand sixteen. He took a pen and pad and and wrote a page and a half letter to Russell apologizing for his violence. What about ran our back? I mean, you know, you've got Bob Cousy who felt this way. But rent was running the team. He was the one guy in charge of the hotels. And I mean, what about read roll well role? Can you know, look the Celtics were the first team to reg credit to to draft an African American player in a black coach why black coach Bill Russell nineteen sixty six the first all black starting lineup in December of nineteen sixty four. I think right read is is well established for his racial credentials as a fair minded, man. But Red Auerbach was old school read our backyard to about pragmatism in the bottom line. And he told his players look don't don't talk about controversial things stay out of the the social stuff and the political stuff because they were trying to fill Boston Garden. They didn't want to alienate fans white fans and empty Boston Garden. So so there was that part of red to and and you know, there was a game in in October. Nineteen sixty one played in Lexington Kentucky an exhibition game against the St Louis hawks where the Celtics stayed in a hotel players black and white. We're able to lodge their, but when fat Sanders and Sam Jones to the African American Celtics went to the coffee shop, they were denied service. They went back and told Russell about it. And and they agreed. They weren't playing. They were not gonna play and they got on a plane and flew back home. Even after our back spent about two hours trying to convince them to stay, you know, there was a big payday. It wasn't about the university of Kentucky was just about some as he said to bid waitress, but the seven white Celtics including Cousy played when I asked Cousy about it. He had almost no memory of it. He said, why would I have played, you know? And he he he says maybe that speaks to my sensibilities my sensitivities at that time. So, you know, it's complex. Gary. This was fun. I appreciate your time. Another great book. I enjoyed there's lives their life's work on the Pittsburgh Steelers in Chuck. No, you're gifted man, you know, how to write some good books. Well, I appreciate it. It was fun to talk about with the and thanks for having me on the show. We all right. Merry christmas. Thank you you too. Bye. Bye. Gary Pomerantz, author of the last past Cousy Russell the Celtics, and what matters most in the end would make a great Christmas gift for the sports fan in your life up next. Look at sport to entertain together. NBC's Showtime, second newest.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

04:36 min | 1 year ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

"You just you can't like when somebody goes. Bob, Cousy against Russell Westbrook. Okay. Bob, Cousy is going to be a different kind of player now. Then he then he would have been back in the sixties. Would he be able to hold his own with Russell Westbrook? No. Because Russell would be quicker and he'd be stronger. So Bill Russell today would just be a guy who had great timing. He could jump, but he couldn't shoot he wasn't really a scorer Bill. Russell would not have eleven championships. He would not be a center you build around. But when he played in how he played he was on the right team at the right time. And he was in a spectacular team that make the greatest team player bowl times. Bill russell. But you would not go. That's our focal point a six nine center. And what did Russ way to twenty to thirty? Now. I did hold his own. I mean won't Chamberlain had nights where he had. I think you might check this. This is against Bill. Russell why think we'll had fifty five rebounds in a game. Okay. Like, you just you can't compare that. Now, how would marriage be today? Jerry, West Oscar Robertson be today walled Frazier today. Rick bear. But there are certain guys that I think would be even better today. If you can't put a body on muravich. Like he would he would have been scoring thirty again. Rick Perry is one of the one of the more. Underrated players of all time. Unbelievable score great passer. If you can't put your hands on them, and everybody's allowed to shoot deep, and you'd have weightlifting Jerry West would Walt Frazier be a different player. Oscar Robertson is as great athlete is. We we've ever seen at that position. But if you're if you're comparing generations, it's dangerous. How many guys from which Sam huff be able to play now or Ray Nici now? No. But would they be different now? Yes. And therefore could they play now that's the difference. Lawrence taylor. Fifty years from now we're going to Taylor could play now. Okay. Jim Brown could still play. Now the defenses he went against he was bigger than most of the defenders that he went against. But he was a great athlete. And Jim Brown with today's technology today's training. Jim Brown would be every bit. What Adrian Peterson has been. Yeah. See? So is this sort of a vice sport thing where some people can play generations, later and other people's can't. I mean in basketball, it seems completely unfair because the game has evolved so much that Ray, of course, Bob Cousy couldn't play against Russell Westbrook right now. But Ted Williams would still be just as good a hitter today. I believe so I believe hitting a baseball is the hardest thing to do. And if I if you said to Ted Williams, this is a splitter. This this is a slider now study that. Ted Williams would be able to do that. I don't think that matters. You know that you played in the forties or fifties. And these guys are throwing now everybody's throwing gas. I I've never met a great hitter. Who couldn't catch up to a fastball? They're gonna they're gonna get your fastball. The great ones adds something Nolan. Ryan threw harder than anybody. Then he developed to change up and then it wasn't fair anymore. How about if I take okay, we talked about this too. If I took the winner of the Indianapolis five hundred in one thousand nine hundred forty and I had that go against the car. Now, there's no comparison. But that you would have a different car now, then the one from the nineteen forties. So that that's really what we're arguing here. At least. I think that's what I've stat for you. Okay. Babe Ruth in nineteen sixteen. He was a in nineteen seventeen. He was a pitcher best pitcher in baseball. When twenty four games Babe Ruth in one season. Nineteen seventeen had thirty five complete games every pitcher in major league baseball combined for forty two complete games last year. Already to. The.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

Only A Game

05:00 min | 1 year ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

"Exhibition game in Lexington Kentucky Satch Sanders from members what happened at the team hotel before the game, we've gone through the eat, and this won't really can't. So have you people? They weren't happy about it. And they gathered in Russell's room at the hotel Russell and Sanders along with Casey Jones and Sam Jones decided not to play then read didn't wanna turn away from a nice pay day for the team. So he tried to convince the African Americans Celtics to stay and Russell said or going home the way players gave it consideration. But in the end it the play the game seven white Celtics played including Bob Cousy who didn't protest. I have no explanation for this feeling as I do about social Justice being captain of the team. When Gary Pomerantz originally asked Cousy about the game. He said he didn't remember it Cousy said why did I play? What was I thinking it was an exhibition game. Why did I say something I think he was so focused on being Bob Cousy some of the most essential American history of the second half of the century passed him by when over his head. He was focused on winning. He was focused on his endorsements and his brand. And it just went by. Meanwhile, Bill Russell spoke more and more publicly about civil rights and the treatment of African Americans. He called Boston a racist city. The press went to Russell for quotes, but elected because he exuded arrogance confidence and all the other things that black guys should not. A lot of missions in one thousand nine hundred sixty three someone broke into Bill Russell's home, scrawled insults on the walls and defecated in his bed. Russell war his anger. Even more prominently on his sleeve. We must was the ultimate angry black man, and I didn't blame them then. And I blame him. Unless now Cousy says it pained him to watch African Americans struggle for acceptance and inclusion, but he remained quiet, and Cousy says Russell's anger made it hard for them to form a friendship like the ones Cousy had enjoyed with Chuck Cooper and some of his other black teammates. Let's go have a Bill. Let's go to the movie together whenever socialize outside of the unit. I was a senior member I had a good relationship with the media always have. So I could have reached out, and perhaps shit is paying a little bit with you know, I never did that with us. Bob cousy. Retired at the end of the sixty two sixty three season. After yet another successful title run. He and Russell had led the Celtics to six NBA championships in their seven seasons. Together. The Celtics gathered for a post-season dinner and Bill Russell took to the podium to speak. And what Russell said was you meet very few men in life like Bob Cousy. I consider Cousy like a brother and Russell became emotional at this point Cousy doesn't really remember that either a hub is this should have been special to me when I read what he said it put back a slight memory, and it what a tear to my eye. But I don't know why. I don't remember it more specifically other than on ninety weakened years. Oh, that's something to do with it. You know, when I read these quotes to Cousy during an interview Cousy just started shaking his head. He said, what was I thinking? Why didn't I get? Up and go across the room and give Russ a hug in the fall of nineteen sixty three the Celtics became Bill Russell's team unless that had happened much earlier Russell retired as a player in nineteen sixty-nine after thirteen seasons in the NBA. He had earned eleven championship rings. Cousy did a lot of thinking over three decades about how he'd fallen short as a team leader. But he didn't talk about it until a two thousand one ESPN interview about Russell, and he was talking and a breezy way about Russell's extraordinary athleticism, but the topic shifted to race why should have been much more sensitive to wrestle anguish. We talk. And he just broke down sobbing he buried his head in his hands on camera. A couple months later, Cousy attended to charity golf event in Florida. Russell who had seen Cousy ESPN interview was there too. And Cousy had no idea what to expect..

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

Only A Game

04:49 min | 1 year ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Only A Game

"Only a game. I'm Craig Calcaterra end of the day when you sitting reviewing your life. You have a lot of league that's to how you should've could've done things better that could be almost anyone. But it's not it's Bob Cousy on the basketball court. It's hard to imagine. How the hall of Famer could have done much better. He was team captain for the first six Boston Celtics titles. But Cousy has been thinking a lot lately about his relationship with former teammate Bill Russell, I felt some guilt all the not reaching out to them. And that's what I did. Eventually. Here's only a game scary Wallich on a cold autumn morning. Bob, Cousy greets me at the front door as the leaves fall around his home in Worcester. Massachusettes? He's lived there alone since his wife died five years ago. I shake his hand and ask them how he's doing never ask ninety year old that question, he says, he brandishes Cain for emphasis. We sit at his enormous dining room table and talk about his early days on the Celtics his hands move like he's throwing passes to invisible teammates as he discusses his rookie year. Well, we had some talented players. We had some not. So town play Cousy says that his fellow rookie. Chuck Cooper was a five or six on a ten scale, talent wise, but Cooper was something else. Jackie Robinson, broke the color line in baseball in nineteen forty seven three years laid up on a wall around got up at the meeting and said, the solid Chuck COPA undo Cain. Cousy had no black friends growing up in a Manhattan tenement. He had no black teammates in high school or college. Now, he was roommates with the first black player selected in the NBA draft. They went to movies, listen to jazz and drank at bars their bond was tested on February twenty eighth nineteen fifty two after. A game in Raleigh. And he wasn't allowed to legislate hotel with us, and Chuck, and I somehow found out that there was a sleep going through Raleigh that night at twelve thirty to New York with a connection of Boston Cousy and Cooper went to Union Station to wait for the sleeper train who is a bit. And after three or four biz it's like midnight, and we have to go with they made their way to the restroom Cousy was unprepared for what he saw. Dive big white signs would a blackout one pointing light says colored the other pointing lifts says white, and I was stunned. I didn't I was ashamed to be white. I didn't know what to say to them. I said come on. Let's go out we go out to the end and a platform, and we paid together. Their friendship grew off the court and on. It Cooper was a good player. But Cousy point guard was beginning to transform the league. This is the nineteen fifties. And he's a little bit like Elvis, Presley music or James Dean and film. That's writer, Gary Pomerantz. He's interviewed Cousy over fifty times. He's a renegade pushing out against the conservative norms triple in behind his back and and throw a no look passes. He was adding sort of a jolt of caffeine to the NBA a jolt of style. But the Celts were only slightly better than mediocre. They were a team struggling to find itself. The Celtics needed a big man to make it to the next level in a trade after the nineteen fifty-six draft the Celtics acquired center Bill Russell less change the dynamic in every way. He was a fearsome shot blocker. He put a trauma on opposing shooters. And he was a great rebounder an opponent would take a shot and miss and there's Russell rising rising six ten long lean and springy getting the rebound and half turning and snap passing the outlet to Cousy. Russell and Cousy created a fast break style that was nearly indefensible these are in many ways the ultimate teammates. They were both murderously competitive and very quickly. The Celtics emerged as a force to be reckoned with Russell and coups road to the tight relationship on the court. That's forward. Satch sanders. He joined the Celtics in nineteen sixty the hill respect for each other. That was clear off the court. They were not spending a lot of time in each other's company. Racial tensions were high in the US that carried over into some NBA locker rooms. But Sanders says that wasn't the. Case with the Celtics Cousy says read our back who he alone called by his first name Arnold, created clubhouse harmony in a rather unusual way..

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"bob cousy" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

11:41 min | 2 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on KCRW

"And it's time for sports. The art of fiction is dead by the time. Our group again to get up for work today. The longest game in World Series history was still going on eighteen innings seven hours twenty minutes longer than the plane timer the entire nineteen thirty nine World Series and the Los Angeles Dodgers one three to a walk off Homer by max Muncie in the bottom of the eighteenth. Tom Goldman joins us, Tom. Are you there, man? Are you there you awake? Yeah. Now. I'm here. I'm here. Oh, my word. What a game. Unbelievable. I watched all of it. Well, kind of all of that. I watched you know, there were some times maybe from innings fourteen through seventeen when I took a little dose here and there, but in general, it was absolutely riveting and and stunning eighteen pitchers used included by by the way Clayton Kershaw. Arguably the best pitcher on the field, although not last night as a pinch hitter. It didn't even throw the ball. Does anybody left to throw the game tonight? Well, the dodgers have named a starting pitcher rich hill after the game Red Sox manager, Alex Cora. Still hadn't decided who he's starting later today in game four he had used a pretty much everyone is part of his win now philosophy. And that includes Nathan all these Scott six innings in relief. He threw just shy of one hundred pitches. He was brilliant in for smacks Muncie. Ruined it for him. And the dodgers Walker. Bueller? We got us a Buehler. Buehler. My gosh. It was he brilliant. This was two games. You know, literally was to nine inning games. And for the first game Walker. Buehler was the star. He threw seven innings. He was given the ball and asked to basically save the dodgers season. Because if the dodgers had gone down three, oh, no team has ever come back in the World Series from a three zero deficit. Walker? Bueller goes out. He throws seven innings holds the mighty Red Sox lineup to two hits. He was fantastic. He turned the ball over after. For the seventh inning to kenley Jansen. They're great reliever. And had he not giving up a home run to Boston. It would have been just kind of a normal win with Walker. Bueller? Being the star of the night does not LA. Now have anything left in the tank to win. The that's a good question to ask. Either of these teams Scott because they both put absolutely everything and more into this game L A one. And so they're they're feeling really good about that. But you know, going into game four but both teams are stocked with professional baseball players. They'll figure out a way to you know, to win for their teams. And if we predict something now, it will inevitably be wrong. So the one thing we can say we've got a series now. And it's fun Tom Goldman, thanks so much. You're welcome. The dual of Bob Cousy and Bill Russell was one of the greatest they were the Tracy and Hepburn the rocky and Apollo of the basketball court that could anticipate each other's play. They can put themselves into each other's mind and movements as. They won six championships for the Boston Celtics in the nineteen fifties and sixties and buttress dynasty that would win eight in a row. Bob, Cousy was the point guard listed as six foot one doesn't sound basketball tall today. A white man who grew up the son of poor French immigrants in Manhattan Bill. Russell was the center. Six foot ten a black, man. Born in segregated Louisiana. They became teammates in nineteen fifty seven just after Martin Luther King's Montgomery bus boycott, and they would play together through turbulent times of the civil rights movement and into Boston roiled by bigotry, Gary palm, branch, the historian and journalist has written a book about the Cousy. Russell partnership and the regrets one of them has about plays that maybe he didn't make the last pass Cousy. Russell the Celtics, and what matters in the end, Gary Pomerantz joins us from New York. Thanks so much for being with us. Great pleasure, Scott and from Worcester massachu-. Usage. Bob, Cousy one of the first members of the Basketball Hall of fame. Thanks so much for being with us, Mr. Cousy happy to be here. Scott. Gary Pomerantz, let return to you. I what in addition to their sheer excellence set apart this Celtics team in their times. Well, we can look at the hall of fame and and nine of them are members. That's almost two full rosters. And you know, Bob Cousy Bill Russell what was exquisite to watch. Scott was Russell getting the rebound turning and throwing the outlet pass to Cousy sometimes before. You know, Russel's feet it hit the ground, and then Cousy turning taking that photograph in his mind of where players were and he was the gold standard on running the fast break, Bob Cousy. The Celtics were integrated black men and white men playing for the same team at a time. So many other enterprises in America weren't I'm ninety years old. I still got I cannot understand why you hate one person because of the color of their skin or their hair. And therefore, you hate all people who have had color hail. You know? I mean, it's so rational, but I give the cut village the my Jesuit education. So when it came time to deal with it in this case on a professional sports level. I was at least my opinions and my attitudes will pretty much set. Gary Pomerantz hutted, Bob Cousy and Bill. Russell express. Different sides of this very talented group. Russell spoke out about social injustice. He was very rare among athletes of his time of any time. Really, you know at that time. Muhammad Ali the boxer in Jim Brown and football and Bill Russell he called out the NBA properly so for its racial quotas. Limiting the opportunities for African American players any became fully engaged in the civil rights struggle. We should explain you obviously spent a lot of time speaking with with Bob Cousy Bill Russell just doesn't just doesn't talk to people these days. Does he well, you know, when he played games in Saint Louis, for instance, he would hear the screams the catcalls from fans, you know, black gorilla baboon horrible racist stuff and at home in Boston. He faced the racist heat as well. There was one moment or vandals broke into his home. Um for instance, spray painted a racist. Graffiti on the wall and defecated on his bed. Just horrid stuff and Bill. Russell would later say more than once that he played for the Celtics. He didn't play for Boston. Bob cousy. Did you know any of that was going on? Well, we were part of it. I obviously what has happened in public. We wouldn't sit there and discuss these issues, Scott, I think it was a personality thing that we could. I mean, I never said to me. I was timid. He was angry. You know, neither one of us ever said NFL game. Let's go and have a few beers together. And when you retired Mr. Cousy a few years before Bill Russell did he was deeply moved. He called you think the best man you've ever met if I'm not mistaken. Well, you know, we shared I didn't know that at the time guys don't have meaningful compass. Each. They just don't we mature later in life. That's why the. I hope the ladies take over the world. He sold them because we've kind of screwed it up for two thousand years, but Galle knows what was it fifteen years ago. So golly, I I I did an ESPN interview by house, and I don't remember too many details, but it's one point in the end of you. The question was about those days in about delay conflict. And how did we hell, and I I teed up responding to it. I thought to say, you know, I probably should have done more and you'll see Scott at ninety you'll start making y'all a list of of everyone you want to apologize to before before the end. And you wrote Bill Russell a letter a couple of years ago, I gather I did I I read a book between the world and be a black father telling his son how to call. Exist in this lace is vitamin was powerful. And I had I had I wanted a dual may culprit of us. Anyway, it was on my to do list before the big basketball caught this guy. So I dropped him a note saying, you know, looking back on it. I should have done more to share your pain. I'm sorry. I didn't please enjoy this book. It's very powerful. And that was it. Anyway, he didn't release spawned until about three weeks ago. The fall in line late at night. So I picked up and I heard this wife calling to see how you doing. And we talked all I did most of the talking. So it was a difficult conversation. But I did say to him less. I sent you a letter three years. Yeah. A little late the spot, whatever he said. We got the letter. Thank you very much. But I didn't read the book. You know, most great athletes as they grow older embellish and burnished the stories they tell about themselves, you know, the fish. They caught keep growing growing soon. It's a whale. But Bob, Cousy is different. He's not doing that. He is admitting his flaws. He's even drawing attention to him. He he's saying this is what I did. And in his final declaration is I did not do enough. Gary Pomerantz from New York and Bob Cousy one of the great shave NBA history from Worcester. Did I get that? Right. You're dead. Well done. Thank you. And the new book is the last past Cousy Russell, the Celtics and what matters in the end. Thanks so much for being with us, gentlemen. Thank you so much. That's just one story. We couldn't leave out one night. The Celtics were playing in Raleigh. Bob, Cousy was with his friend and teammate. Check Cooper, the first black player in the NBA the hotel where the Celtics wouldn't allow Mr. Cooper because of the color of his skin. So they hopped the late night train back up to Boston Cousy and coop headed to the Union Station and stopped for a few beers. And obviously we had to whiz. So we went looking for the men's Zoman Union Station. I we see the big white signs with the big blackout. Oh, collared one way white. Yeah. The other way and IT it up because I couldn't have house ashamed to be white. I I didn't know how to explain this to now. My good friend of to see is how the hell I tell them. We can't go go. So I saw the problem. I took about it was midnight out on the platform. Not a lot of people around. We went. To the end of the platform, and we. Scott. It was the Loza pox moment that we couldn't talk about..

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"bob cousy" Discussed on 710 WOR

710 WOR

02:53 min | 2 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on 710 WOR

"Mention named Bob Cousy mean anything to you yeah it does the. All time greats in the history of Basketball Hall of. Famer before there was Larry Bird yeah yeah, yeah. Dr j. there was the coups. Bob Cousy I worked with him I used to announce. Boston Celtics games back. In the day in the. Seventy s on television in Boston he was the guy worked with ninety years old today happy birthday, to the great coups Bob Cousy okay we're talking about, the Academy Awards. They're going to change things up for the Oscars telecast they're going. To guarantee it, only runs three hours they're going to give out some of the, awards during commercials and the. Thing I don't like, they're they're going to create a new category for popular film not best film the popular. Films to, me that sounds like the people's choice awards Snob all right let's see, what the market. South Carolina one of the way in Mark what do you think Good morning. Guys how. Are you doing today great, show thank. You thanks for listening down in. South Carolina thank you Well. I'm originally from New Jersey. But the Oscars the whole thing about the Oscars it's. They're not getting to the. Problem we all liked him performances we all like them as artists and we all enjoy they're working. What they do the last thing we want to see is using the. Podium is a platform for their political. Views that's what's turning the Oscars off the. People and drop. In the ratings. It had that simple and? They don't. They refuse. To see that packed maybe right I. Don't know Kneeling hurts. The ratings on football I don't know if that's true or not but. Very much the same in the NFL. Misguided about oh maybe it's too, much Thursday. Night Sunday night It's a great product we love watching football we enjoy the performances of. The Oscars leave your political views at home but you know marketing on your own time but you know, market is boring that first hour. And a half are they giving an award, so the short film and the short documentary and the, short, animated feature in the short and some movie They've moved to the webcast where you can. Tune in earlier to see? All those too so you can go to the webcast. And see all the other categories the. Main tune in for the. Three hour with all the popular. Categories, that'd be, great right that's listening down there thanks John numero, movie guy in the next segment I want to hear his take. On, on all, these Oscar changes lead story how about an eleven year old girl was suspected of stealing food from Cincinnati supermarket so an officer told her to stop she continued to, walk, away they taste her eleven years old well you. Know I was. A little put off by the. Stray but she actually. She was shoplifting while they accused of. Stealing food so but anyway but, listen to what the Cincinnati police department procedure, is that they should avoid using tasers on children under the age of seven and over the. Age of seventy eight nine ten year old or an eleven year old really apparently it is this is The young ladies, mom,.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

04:02 min | 2 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"No, Connor Bob Cousy would only driven with his right hand, and for some reason, nobody could steal the ball and then you'd hear those old time announcers Cousy. He's a magician with them all nobody can solve him. Nobody can take it away from him. He's incredible. He dribbles behind his round. The coups ninety years of age? Yes, paulie just looking at Bob Cousy stats. He came back. He was retired for six years and age forty one and came back and played seven games for Cincinnati that didn't go well. Do you remember that? Yes. You were there then? Yes. I think the Knicks had like an eighteen game winning streak. Maybe the longest winning streak and Cousy came back and he put himself in the game. And then I think he turned the ball over a couple of times in the Knicks Rabaul to continue their winning streak. It didn't go well for vodka Hayes size. Incredible. You can't stop MacOS. Nobody can steal the ball from him. Happy birthday coups. Let me see. I got a couple of things here. At west gate loss Vegas sports book. The Rams are receiving the most total betting tickets to win the Super Bowl out of all. I don't know what the odds are for the Rams if you'll check that mclovin, but that might be why some people are putting money on the Rams and also Los Angeles and the proximity to Las Vegas and people going to Vegas from there and probably putting down some money on them. Patriots are favored to win it all third consecutive season member, the last team to be favored to win at all, not name New England. Seahawks twenty-fifty. I told you to keep an eye on the giants giants open at sixty to one to win the Super Bowl. They're now down to twenty five to one to win the Super Bowl. Now I liked him a lot at sixty two one. Once again, if you're going to put money down, you got chance to make some big money like the eagles were sixty two one to start season last year. I believe the giants currently have better odds than Panthers Cowboys. Niners Seahawks. What anybody take that bet that the giants end up with more wins in the Panthers Cowboys Niners or Seahawks. Yes, mclovin Panthers kind of scare me. Well, they scare me in a good way in a bad way like you don't know what you're gonna get. I have no idea what I'm going to go. But I agree with you said earlier that the giants shape Barron the Cowboys. I totally agree with that. Yeah. I mean, they're gonna Cole Beasley and tape on Austin, your go to guys habit the Niners. Do they scare you a threat to the giants? I mean to have more wins and no, no, no. I you by the way. It's August ninth. Have you thinking about it and I have not. No. No, I'm not. I could see the giants with ten wins. I could see them with more wins than these teams Panthers Cowboys. Niners see, I expect the giants to be really good. I'm not going to be surprised all these apprised if they're not really good this year. Yeah, lemon. I know we talked about it, but the moment I most regretted being on the Dan Patrick show and almost left you sitting on David Letterman saying the giants are going to be the patriots. I'm like, how can I align myself maddening? I think it was like, what are you talking about? Two thousand. Seven. Oh my God. When I got through with the show now it's taped in and I got out to my car and I remember I was driving home and I'm thinking, I think I even I may have sent something to the Dan answer. They were there, but it was like, oh my God. Do you realize what you did? And I didn't get the fallout until that late that night the next day because when Letterman aired. But I said that the giants would beat the patriots in the Super Bowl. And I remember. Dave asking me if I'm drunk, I said, no, I really believe that. I may have lied to him that it wasn't drunk, but I really believe the giants were going to win the Super Bowl ENC. I remember that we were in the attic then, and I remember sitting there thinking like ads..

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"bob cousy" Discussed on WEEI

WEEI

02:12 min | 2 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on WEEI

"When i can't remember who missed the shot but tristan thompson absolutely bullied him out of the way for what for the rebound kicks it out to lebron james he hits a three i put in the cavs up fourteen to me it was like a huge shift in momentum because i think the celtics are just mr shot on the other end and it's like that's where you have to like assert your will and i'm sure you read the article that bob are that stand gross fell did in the globe this week with bob cousy but he was like listen nice player but not a tough guy not a tough guy and that's what i saw last night i saw this sort of timid nece from al horford bullied somebody to the hoop and we'll get to lebron a minute exactly as close to the celtics at the garden as the celtics have stayed to cleveland at the q game.

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Suspect, 3 victims killed in France "terror attack"

All News, Traffic and Weather

01:33 min | 2 years ago

Suspect, 3 victims killed in France "terror attack"

"More is on that app so check it out it's free wbz news time five eleven bloodshed in a supermarket in france the signs are pointing to a terror attack police say the gunman who shot up the store killing three shouted he was a soldier of islamic state here's a cop police say the man was twenty six years old she's from caucus son was known to police but more for petty crimes he was not listed on any terror watch list police say the first victim was killed when the gunmen hijacked a car the gunman is dead sixteen others wounded in the attack there was a nice moment though eighty thousand and soccer fans paused for a moment to honor the dead and sixteen people who are live but suffering from wounds from that are we're going to go to tom cuddy in just a moment but in just a couple of hours now playoff college basketball comes to causeway street for the sweet sixteen round after a flurry of nor'easters we've had plenty of meteorological march madness already but now the round ball version comes to town the ncwa men's basketball tournament tonight at the garden villanova head coach j right has fond memories of that place at the garden was awesome i remember my first year as assistant i couldn't wait to get on the court and take a shot you know where bob cousy and john havlicek had played is team takes on west virginia tonight in texas tech plays purdue carl stevens wbz newsradio ten thirty now tom cuddy in the ace to dot com sports studio the selfish kyrie irving minimally invasive knee.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

KNBR The Sports Leader

01:53 min | 2 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

"Looked it up this morning bill russell and bob cousy angles like year to in your three of the mvp award phillies hasn't seven fifty seven fifty eight log on defense it has never happened since the offensive player the award was awarded that teammates have wanted and back to back years it doesn't happen we don't say you had the best defensive player this year and your teammate the next year is the best defensive player just it has never happened it's probably going to happen this year with draymond green last year and kevin durant issue which i must say less after game is the best player league radio said he's the front runner should be but it's just it's it's like the level of defense that's being played by this team is it's insanity especially when you consider all the teams that want to do what they're doing the focus has been this we're going to go score mantra points to throw 3's and cycle you're missing the hulk the key to the whole thing is you've got to be able to defend and get out run on hitler telling you that this guy like the thing last night where he gets the black was this reserves the christmas day game for him and draymond got the block together in katie ran out yeah if like he when a you know from arizona state to stamford you know just the the level of this now okc is playing well i think they're twelve and three i saw style last night in december they've got a fair drought uh but the difference we okc from a basketball just academic what's demanded the standard i mean s close to the spurs stored up there too but new england patriots right i mean it's just the highest level of expectations on every side like a steph curry your when mvp's we demand you play defense for asking you to be chris paul and his prime but you have to give effort and he's like i wanna give effort right that's why kevin durant fits a perfectly you'll need to be crazy draymond but the cavs got will crazy anam but you have the skills to.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

KNBR The Sports Leader

01:57 min | 3 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

"Triple double 16 assists most in a tripledouble in an opening night in nba history to that is a very specific stat by the i really ill most assists in a triple double on opening night in a day that ends in why on a thursday in october before november fifteen s are as yet to probably this very good he is now on top of that list serve past he surpassed the oscar our today i'm bob cousy for that honour but he only took twelve shots on the now you got his twenty one point is triple double carmelo anthony took twenty shots paul george took 23 shot so this is how it is going to be if you're anybody else on that team you pick up the crumbs and when you are to get thrown across offense put it back up something with it know and that may get you and other chrome after that yeah but between them ninety ninety shots for the team they took fifty five of them as i try and do some quick math to that twitter has a bunch of 28 points 22 points 21point when they were on the floor all went well 'cause we all talk about that teams out there that have the new chemistry to have which we are charles partially odd i talked about he didn't buy into that chemistry thing too much you know because we brought it up with miami i liberatti said they still wanted a final so you know you could work it out rather quickly and you wonder where oklahoma city is going to be in the west with this and also take a picture of a because if you own a year you probably going to have these three guys together but how far can they go that's going to be the quest that's the thing isn't it i mean look i think we all understand that the golden state warriors are the gold standard and and where everybody's trying to get too but over eighty twogame season if we're talking about this but tension really good trio in oklahoma city and we're talking about a potentially always fundamentally strong with a superstar when he's right kawhi leonard for the spurs and we're talking about the moves that the houston rockets have made it it does it's going to be a fund watch.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

01:35 min | 3 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

"Triple double 16 assists most in a tripledouble in an opening night in nba history to that in a very specific step by the i really ill most assists in a triple double on opening night in a day that ends in why on a thursday in october before november fifteen yes are as yet department is very good he is now on top of that list he served past he surpassed the oscar today i'm bob cousy for that honour but he only took twelve shots on i got his 21point is triple double carmelo anthony took twenty shots paul george took 23 shot so this is how it's going to be if you're anybody else on that team you pick up the crumbs and when you are to get thrown across offensive rebounds put it back on something with it you know and that may get you and other chrome after that yeah but between them ninety ninety shots for the team they took fifty five of them as i try and do some quick math to that good frogs where there is a bunch of 28 points 22 points 21point when they were on the floor all went well 'cause we all talk about the team's out there that have the new chemistry to have which we are charles parkway odd you talked about he didn't buy into that chemistry thing too much you know because we brought it up with miami i lowpriority said they still wanted a final so you know you could work it out rather quickly and you wonder where oklahoma city is going to be in the west with this and also take a picture of a because it's your a year you probably going to have these three guys together but how far can they go that's going to be the quest that's the thing isn't it i mean look i think we all understand that the golden state warriors are the gold standard and and where everybody's trying to.

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"bob cousy" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

02:36 min | 3 years ago

"bob cousy" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM

"Rivalry to me is the eighty six bird and mikhail and dennis johnson verses magic johnson and kareem abduljabbar and james worthy and i think that probably was the peak for the rivalry but i say back his those are my bigtime sports watch days was probably a lot of fans older than me who are like wire xi'an's questions all centered on the 80s these teams played a bunch of times back in the in the in the seventies in the '60s these and dino there and it sounds like this documentaries covering this rivalry not just the the burden magic part of it but back to the bill russell i'm bob cousy days and then obviously we may kinda were able to reprise the rivalry again in the two thousands when the when the the lakers made the powder saul trade in celtics were able to find a way out of lottery held to trade for ray allen and kevin garnett and a title that that following spring so it's yet i mean vis vis rivalry has come addessing waves three different waves the most famous and pleasant watch was probably the one in the eighties but that's personal preference that's my own taste very excited to watch it though very excited to see it by eight five five two one two two for cbs wide open the rest of this hour in the first couple segments of next our next guest will be an hour from now it's jim ross wwe hall of famer of your fan of jr stick around let's go back to the phones and talk to katie in utah katie you're on cbs sports radio go ahead i am i look forward to their prey prayer i really enjoyed here now i were irate the warriors had i read it armor backcourt renewed carried beer van eirgrid carter and bring no are now which which idea which which are are we talking about current isaiah thomas or guest in there one area your growth through anything no matter what angered way figure out very eager gray who he may you yay i want to prepare your shout out even though i'm not for want further i who hope he brought to the ever night our men you know i don't wanna know name groucho that they famed our here tricky now they're out as half dear a shout out here i think.

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