Worcester Unveils Statue Of Celtics Legend Bob Cousy


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WORCESTER, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — The City of Worcester honored Celtics and Holy Cross Legend Bob Cousy with a bronze statue of him outside of DCU Center.

The 92-year-old hall-of-fame point guard was celebrated at 2 p.m. on Friday and was attended by Gov. Charlie Baker, Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty, Celtics owners Wyc Grousbeck and Steve Pagliuca.

Television play-by-play commentator for the Boston Celtics Mike Gorman, who emceed Friday's event, said Cousy "just played the game differently than anybody else."

Cousy played 14 seasons for the Celtics and Royals. He won 1 MVP award and was selected to the Hall of Fame in 1971.

After his retirement from the NBA, he worked as a coach for the Boston College men's basketball team, published an autobiography, and served as a color analyst for the Celtics.

WBZ NewsRadio's Mike Macklin reports:


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