Before there was "Magic", there was the "Houdini of the Hardwood."
The originator of creative point guard play, and the pilot of the historically unmatched Celtics dynasty.
NBA Most Valuable Player (1957)
Ten-time All-NBA First Team (1952-61)
Two-time All-NBA Second Team (1962-63)
Two-time NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (1954, 1957)
Ranked #94 on ESPN's Sports Century top 100 athletes of the 20th century (1999)
Field Goal Percentage .375
Three Point Field Goal Percentage .376
Free Throw Percentage .803
Rebounds Per Game 5.2
Assists Per Game 7.5
Points Per Game 18.4
All-NBA First Team selection for 10 years in a row.
Held 13 playoff records.
Cousy was a member of six NBA championship teams (1957, 1959, 1960-63)
Played in 13 consecutive All-Star games and captured MVP honors in 1954 and 1957.
Had 6,955 assists and 16,960 lifetime points scored.
Known as one of the most spectacular passers to ever play the game.
Coached professionally from 1969-1974.
Selected for the 25th, 35th and 50th NBA anniversary All-Time Teams.
In 1999, ESPN selected Cousy as #94 on the Sports Century top 100 athletes list.