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Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to. ---->>>

People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans. ---->>>

The MVP award was very satisfying in terms of personal accomplishments, but the championship was the most important thing of all. ---->>>

Russell joined the team in December, 1956, following the Olympics. ---->>>

But as a coach I wanted to keep things from being too complicated. ---->>>

I grew up in the heart of the Depression. ---->>>

I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid. ---->>>

You have to remember that coaching wasn't sophisticated back then - you didn't have the camps, clinics and all the technical advances that are available today - so from that standpoint, playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life. ---->>>

I won the city scoring championship as a senior. ---->>>

My biggest win was getting the meal money bumped from $5 to $7. ---->>>

Race wasn't an issue. My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures. ---->>>

French was my first language. ---->>>

The NBA wasn't a big deal at that time, so it wasn't really in my career plans. ---->>>

There were riots in just about every game we played with Syracuse. ---->>>

We had a strong relationship with Walter Brown, and felt that he was the best owner in the league. ---->>>

We hung out on the streets, played stickball, and did all of the things that other kids did. ---->>>

That seemed to be the case with most of the teams based in the smaller towns - the fans were more rabid, and they wanted to literally kill the opposition. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Bob Cousy
Nationality: American
Born: 08-09, 1928
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Occupation: Athlete
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Robert Joseph "Bob" Cousy (born August 9, 1928) is an American retired professional basketball player and member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Cousy played point guard with the Boston Celtics from 1950 to 1963 and briefly with the Cincinnati Royals in the 1969–70 season. Making his high school varsity squad as a junior, he went on to earn a scholarship to the College of the Holy Cross, where he led the Crusaders to berths in the 1948 NCAA Tournament and 1950 NCAA Tournament and was named an NCAA All-American for 3 seasons (wikipedia)