Profession: NBA Point Guard
Why Famous: In his first 11 NBA seasons, he led the league in assists eight straight times and introduced a new blend of ball-handling and passing skills that earned him the nicknames "The Houdini of the Hardwood" and "Mr. Basketball".
- 1950-12-08 NBA player Bob Cousy (22) weds his college sweetheart Missie Ritterbusch
- 1950-10-05 Boston Celtics owner Walter Brown & coach Red Auerbach draw lots out of hat for 3 members of defunct Chicago Stags franchise; hit jackpot with future 6-time NBA champion, Bob Cousy
- 1959-02-27 Boston Celtic Bob Cousy sets NBA record with 28 assists Boston Celtics score 173 points against Minneapolis Lakers
- 1961-11-25 NBA's Bob Cousy becomes 2nd player to score 15,000 points
- 1963-03-17 Bob Cousy plays his last NBA game