Bob Cousy Upper Deck Century Legends Epic Sig UD AUTO

If you only ever own one Bob Cousy " "Houdini of the Hardwood " autographed card then this is the one you want. Up for bid is a FANTASTIC authentically autographed card of Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Cousy from the Upper Deck 1999 Century Legends Epic Signatures card set. This card is in excellent condition. Scratches that appear in the scan are on the card holder, not the card.

Brief Biography:

Robert Joseph "Bob" Cousy (born August 9 , 1928 in New York City ) is a former American professional basketball player. The 6'1", 175 lbs. Cousy played point guard with the National Basketball Association 's (NBA) Boston Celtics from 1951 to 1963 and briefly with the Cincinnati Royals in the 1969-70 season . Born to French immigrants, Cousy had a highly successful career with the Celtics, winning six championship rings, being voted into 13 All-Star and 12 All-NBA First and Second Teams and winning the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 1957. [1]

In his first 11 NBA years, Cousy won eight consecutive assist titles and introduced a new blend of ball-handling and passing skills, earning him the nicknames "The Cooz" and " Houdini of the Hardwood ". [2] After his player career, he coached the Royals for several years, even making a short comeback for the Royals at age 41, and finally became a broadcaster for Celtics
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