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Tommy Heinsohn snubbed in 15-Greatest-Coaches voting

 I am frankly surprised at lack of outcry in the snubbing of the great Tommy Heinsohn who is not included in The Greatest Coaches in NBA History. Is this another case of erasing history.


Understanding that Tommy no longer inhabits the living world - and that he only coached for nine seasons in the NBA - but those are not reasons to slight his accomplishments. With no disrespect to former Celtics coach, Doc Rivers, I would gladly put Heinsohn in Doc's place

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Doc Rivers

One-time NBA Champion

One-time Coach-of-the-Year

Three-time All-Star Coach

1024-725 record as coach

.585 all-time record


Tommy Heinsohn

Two-time NBA Champion

One-time Coach-of-the-Year

Four-time All-Star Coach

427-263 record as coach

.619 all-time record

There's more! How would you like to take over the reins from Red Auerbach and Bill Russell of one of the greatest sports franchises of all time. Well, Tommy did just that as a rookie head coach. He not only took over the reins, he had his undersized steeds run the opposition off the floor. And it all worked.

Thanks for listening!


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