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Cousy on the Cover
This image of Bob Cousy maneuvering his way around the Fort Wayne Pistons defense graced the cover of Sports Illustrated on January 9, 1956. It was yet another record for Cousy, as he was the first NB ...
Russell: Putting Ink to Paper
Bill Russell signed his first pro contract with Celtics owner Walter A. Brown seated nearby on December 19, 1956. Despite being drafted earlier that year, Russell did not arrive in Boston until late D ...
The Key to a Dynasty
Celtics owner Walter A. Brown and All-Star Bill Sharman greeted the team’s newest player, University of San Francisco star Bill Russell, and his newlywed wife Rose (the pair were just married the week ...