Bob Cousy

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy Full Name: Bob Cousy

United States of America

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".

Born: August 9, 1928 (90 years old)
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 1950-12-08 NBA player Bob Cousy (22) weds his college sweetheart Missie Ritterbusch

Historical Events in the Life of Bob Cousy

  • 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

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