WhattaDay!™️ sources confirm that Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn has passed away at age 86. Heinsohn established himself as a towering figure both in Boston and across the NBA with a career spanning over 60 years as a player, coach, and broadcaster.
The Celtics originally drafted Heinsohn in 1956, and he won rookie of the year over Bill Russell in his first season. Heinsohn won eight championships in nine seasons with the Celtics alongside Russell, in 1957 and from 1959-65. Thoughts and Prayers to friends and family of Tommy Heinsohn.