Tom Heinsohn Rank
About Tom Heinsohn
Thomas William Heinsohn is remembered best for his legacy with the National Basketball Association (NBA)’s Boston Celtics. He served as a player for the team from 1956 to 1965 and returned as a coach in 1969. Prior to his return he started working as a commentator for games played by Celtics. He retired from his coaching career in 1978, after leading the team to two NBA championships (1974 and 1976).
He was raised in New Jersey. He played college basketball at the College of the Holy Cross located in Worcester, Massachusetts.
He won the NBA championships eight times as a Celtics player. He was named “Coach of the Year” in 1973 and the NBA’s “Rookie of the Year” in 1957. He also became a two-time inductee of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame; one as a player and the other as a coach.
He died at 86 years old on 10 November 2020.
Tom Heinsohn Rank
Tom Heinsohn's Popularity
Tom Heinsohn was a famous American basketball player-coach, who was born on August 26, 1934. As a person born on this date, Tom Heinsohn is listed in our database as the 65th most popular celebrity for the day (August 26) and the 98th most popular for the year (1934).
People born on August 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Tom Heinsohn is the 2120th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Tom Heinsohn's birthday, Tom Heinsohn is the 13468th most famous American and ranks 19th in famous people born in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
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