Remembering Tommy Heinsohn

The NBA Family mourns the loss of Tommy Heinsohn, the Hall of Fame forward who played a critical role on eight NBA championship teams in nine seasons with the Boston Celtics, coached them to two titles and became their passionate broadcaster for more than 40 years. The 1957 NBA Rookie of the Year was also instrumental in helping create the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) and serving as President from 1958-66.