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Best of the 60's: Vintage NBA - Tom Heinsohn

Posted on August 30, 2012 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (1)

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Best of the 60's: Eight Championships in a row

Posted on August 26, 2012 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (2)

The following season marked the beginning of the end for many Celtics.  Tom Heinsohn retired before the 1965-66 campaign, and three of the team's five starters-Sam Jones, K. C. Jones, and Bill Russell-were more than 30 years old, and nearing retirement. Midway through the year Auerbach announcedthat it would be his final campaign as the team's head coach....

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Best of the 60's: Tommy couldn't handle coaching Russell

Posted on August 14, 2012 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (2)

Heinsohn on coaching

After winning yet another championship ring in 1965-66, Auerbach decided to retire. Auerbach wanted to concentrate on his duties as Boston's general manager, and he asked Heinsohn to ...

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