On This Date in NBA History: August 26, Tommy Heinsohn was Born

May 6, 2012; Boston, MA USA; Boston Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn signs autographs before game four of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

1934 – Happy 79th birthday to Hall of Fame forward/center and current Boston Celtics commentator Tommy Heinsohn. He is one of six players in NBA history to win at least eight championships. In addition, in nine seasons as the Celtics head coach, he won two titles and the 1972-73 Coach of the Year award.

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