Pro Basketball: And Still Champions

When Bob Cousy hung up his sneakers at the end of last season, pessimists predicted a dark future for the team he left behind. "Cooz" was the playmaker the spark plug, the bandy-legged magician who had led the Boston Celtics to five straight National Basketball Association championships. His ball hawking inspired the Boston defense, his passes launched the fast break, his dribbling killed the clock. With Cousy the Celtics were unbeatable, but without him, the pundits predicted, they would be just another ball club. But what a ball club!

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