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Old 08-03-2007, 08:24 AM   #605
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The Fighting Irish select G/F Tom Heinsohn Boston Celtics and John Kundla HC Minneapolis

Tom Heinsohn

Known for his hard-nosed style of play, yet possessing a superb shooting touch and good body control, Tom Heinsohn was a vital cog in the Boston Celtics' dynasty of the 1950s and 1960s. Chosen as NBA Rookie of the Year in 1957, he helped the Celtics win eight NBA titles during his nine-year tenure, was named to the All-NBA Second Team for four years, and was an All-Star for six. After retiring in 1965, Heinsohn coached the Celtics to two more world championships and was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986.

Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketbball Hall of Fame (1986); Eight-time NBA champion (1957, 1959-'65); All-NBA Second Team (1961-'64); Six-time NBA All-Star (1957, '61-65); Rookie of the Year (1957).

G FG% FT% Rebs RPG Asts APG Pts PPG
654 .405 .790 5,749 8.8 1,318 2.0 12,194 18.6

John Kundla HC

Coached Minneapolis to five NBA championships in six seasons from 1948-49 through 1953-54 ... Served 11 years as NBA head coach ... His 1949-50 Minneapolis team recorded fourth-best home winning percentage in NBA history (.868/30-1) ... Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995.

The Fighting Irish

F Julius Erving
F Elvin Hayes
C George Mikan
G Oscar Robertson
G Earl Monroe
F/C Dolph Schayes
C Walt Bellamy
G Mark Price
F Chet Walker
G KC Jones
F/G Tom Heinsohn
HC John Kundla
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