The death of Tommy Henson … Boston Celtics legend


After leading the Boston Celtics to 10 NBA titles in basketball, Tommy Henson died at the age of 86.

The legend of “Celtics” was a member of the golden generation of the Boston Celtics in the late 1950s until the mid-1960s when he won the American League 7 times in a row from 1959 to 1965 in addition to his first title also in 1957. He also led the Celtics to the league as coach in 1974 and 1976 during his supervision period. On him from 1969 to 1978.

“It’s a big loss,” the Celtics said in a statement. Tommy was the personification of the Boston Celtics. Over the last 18 years, the club’s owner group has relied heavily on Tommy’s advice and suggestions.

“It’s hard to imagine the Boston Celtics without Tony Henson. There is no generation of Celtics supporters that did not feel Tommy’s presence.

Henson was the top scorer for his team in four of the eight seasons in which he crowned his team a champion, and ended his career as a player in 1965 by scoring 12194 points and his success in 5749 follow-ups before he supervised training Celtics in 1969. He became a sports commentator after retiring from training for radio and television, according to (AFP) ).


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