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Basketball Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 9
Last Updated 12-05-2019
🏆🏀Robert J. "Bob" Cousy
-- is 91 in the year 2019 and 92 in the year 2020; b.8/9/1928 N.S.Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA GuardNames/Places: b. in New York CityMisc: the oldest man to play in the NBA at age 41 1/2. At 6'1", Cousy was rather short, but his speed and agility more than made up for his size. Cousy spent 13 of his 14 seasons with the Boston Celtics, in every one of them Boston made the playoffs, he averaged 18.4 points a game with a career 16,960 points; he led the NBA in assists 8 times, career 6,955 assists; 10-time All-NBA first team (1952-61); MVP in 1957; led Boston to 6 NBA titles (1957,59-63).Sports Teams: Boston Celtics (1950-1963), Cincinnatti Royals (1969-1970), Boston College (coach (1963-1969), Cincinnatti Royals (coach, 1969-1973)
🏆🏀Vinny Del Negro -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/9/1966
Sports Analyst, NBA Coach, NBA Player
🏆🏀Derek Fisher -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/9/1974
NBA Coach, NBA Guard
🏆🏀Chamique Holdsclaw -- is 42 in the year 2019 and 43 in the year 2020; b.8/9/1977
🏆🏀Jimmy King -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/9/1973
🏆🏀George Hoyt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/9/1883 d.11/11/1962 (79)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Referee
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Basketball, New England's foremost basketball referee
Misc: NBA hall of fame referee (elected 1961)
🏆🏀John "Hot Rod" Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/9/1962 d.12/11/2015 N.S. (53)
NBA Center, NBA Forward
🏆🏀Derek (NBA Player) Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1961 N.S. d.8/9/1996 N.S. (34)
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