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American basketball player and coach

Tom Heinsohn is ...

Born 26 Aug 1934 in Jersey City
Died 10 Nov 2020 in Newton
Age86 years, 2 months
Height2.01m (6 ft, 7 in)
Tom Heinsohn
Tom Heinsohn
Boston Celtics player Tom Heinson (#15), catching the ball during a game v. Philadelphia. At backgrond, teammate Bob Cousy (#14)

About Tom Heinsohn

Thomas William Heinsohn (August 26, 1934 – November 10, 2020) was an American professional basketball player. He was associated with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) for six decades as a player, coach and broadcaster. He played for the Celtics from 1956 to 1965, and also coached the team from 1969 to 1978. He spent over 30 years as the color commentator for the Celtics' local broadcasts alongside play-by-play commentator Mike Gorman. He is regarded as one of the most iconic Celtics figures in the franchise's history, known during his lifetime for his charisma and loyalty to the team and its traditions. Heinsohn was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his contributions as a player. He was also inducted into the Hall of Fame for his success as a head coach. He also helped form the NBA Players Association. Heinsohn was the only person to have the distinction of being involved in an official team capacity in each of the Celtics' 17 championships, as well as each of their 21 NBA Finals appearances.

He is also known as Thomas William "Tommy" Heinsohn, Tommy Heinsohn and Thomas William Heinsohn.


Heinsohn died on November 10, 2020, at the age of 86.