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Boston Celtics legend K.C. Jones has died at age 88
"A legendary. Nba coach and player dies. Just over six weeks in s- basketball hall of famer. Tommy heinsohn passed away. The boston celtics lost another legendary player and coach. Casey jones died christmas day. As the celtics wrote where casey jones went winning was sure to follow from nineteen fifty eight to sixty seven jones wanna near unthinkable eight championships over his nine year playing career all with boston alongside a cast of hall of famers that included bill russell. Who jones wants to. Ncwa titles with san francisco as well as an olympic gold medal in nineteen fifty-six. Casey jones later coached one of the greatest nba teams. Ever the nineteen eighty-six celtics led by hall of famer larry bird he wants titles the celtics head coach and the team in the final four years in a row in the one thousand nine hundred eighty s once asked his secret to success. Casey jones said honesty and effort. Those are the two most important ingredients. Casey jones was eighty
Boston Remembers Tommy Heinsohn
"Celtics Legendary player coach broadcaster Tommy Ison passing away at age 86 where the guy was incredible over more than 60 years. You know, with the Celtics, you know part of all their championship 17 championships between a player coach broadcaster. I mean, pretty amazing life that Tommy Heinsohn lived 1934 to 2020 thiss guy was A lot of fun to listen to he get, you know, Hey, got on the bad side of Knicks fans back in the day. He was somebody that had a short fuse when he was coaching. But he was a gamer. I mean, If you were playing Frank's in or if you were rooting for I intend you felt good because this guy never quit. And I mean, he called timeout. Sometimes in games that looked like there's no chance to win this game. He'd have you played. He come up with some strategy. I mean, I like times, and I thought he had a great basketball mind. Just like you be Brown when I listen to you, you know, is a color commentator. Oh, man, That guy gets it. I got the same thing from Tommy Heinsohn. He knew that he knew the game inside out. And was a solid player but really was a solid coach for many years with the Celtics a CZ well and I remember growing up. And watching a lot of those playoff games. You know, back the Eastern Conference back in the seventies late 60 seventies, and you saw the Knicks in the Baltimore Bullets. They were back in the day and then you know, those were great games, and then you got to the next round. And a lot of times there were those those Celtic teems with Honda John Avlon check and and number 10 Jo Jo White. Uh, you know so many great players, Paul Silas on that team, and just just a bunch of good, solid players. And, of course, the Celtic teams in the eighties with you know, D J and Bird and Change, and Robert Parish, the chief Boy. Lots of good stuff with that Celtics organization. But, Tommy, I said, part of it for as long as anybody and he will be missed, But 86 years old, I'm sure Tom, you tell you Hey. Lived one heck of a good life. We heard that come from our good pal Alex Trebek, who passed away 80 years old Tommy Heinsohn. 86 years old. Ah, lot of milestones there and a part of that Celtics team for a long, long time
Boston Celtics Legend Tommy Heinsohn Dies At Age 86
"Idea of drafting Romelo ball and ripe. Tommy Heinsohn, the Celtic legend is past the age of 86. What an incredible career he had. 10 Times champion six time All Star Coach of the Year. Rookie of the Year. Four time to a all American Paul of Famers. Player Hall, Famer Za coach played a part in each of the Celtics 17 NBA