Only one person in the world can claim to be involved, in some direct way with the team, with each of the Boston Celtics’ 17 NBA championships. That man is Tom Heinsohn.
Heinsohn began his playing career near the Celtics as a scholarship player at Holy Cross. He would go on the become the school’s all-time leading scorer, including a school record 51 points he scored in a game against city-rival Boston College.
After college, the first Tom Heinsohn appearance in the NBA took place in 1956. That year, Heinsohn played in the NBA All-Star Game and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year. He would go on to be a part of the Celtics teams that won eight NBA titles in nine years, and only Bill Russell and Sam Jones have more championship rings than him.
After retiring as a play, Heinsohn took the reins as Celtics head coach in 1969. He would go on to lead the C’s to a 427-263 overall record during his tenure, including the 1976 NBA title.
**Tom Heinsohn Speaker**
Today, a Tom Heinsohn speaker appearance is a regular occurence, as he is the color commentator for all Boston Celtics home games. In fact, Heinsohn has been doing Celtics broadcasts since 1966, and he is widely regarded as one of the most recognizable non-national broadcasting figures in American professional sports.
**Tom Heinsohn Appearance**
Perhaps better known for his broadcasting than his scoring prowess by fans outside of the New England area, don’t be fooled. During his playing days, any Tom Heinsohn appearance on the court was reason for Celtics fans to celebrate and the fans of other teams to be worried. After all, Heinsohn did score over 12,000 points in his career and helped guide his team to eight NBA Championships.
**Tom Heinsohn Endorsement**
As one of the most recognizable figures for one of basketball’s most recognized teams, a Tom Heinsohn endorsement for your company’s products and services will provide instant name recognition. A Tom Heinsohn endorsement will also bring to your company the quality associated with a man who has been part of 17 NBA championship teams.
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