Tommy Heinsohn shined against the Cincinnati Royals throughout his career, especially in the playoffs. In the 1963 Eastern Division Finals against the Royals, which Boston won in seven games, Heinsohn led the Celtics with 25.9 points per game. One year later, the Celtics and Royals met again in the Eastern Division Finals. The C’s repeated with a series victory in five games, backed by Heinsohn’s game-leading 31 points in the Game 2 win.
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