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Bob Cousy is one of the greatest players in basketball history. "The Houdini of the Hardwood" is considered by many to be the best playmaker ever. Cousy had an All-America career at Holy Cross, where he led the Crusaders to three NCAA tournaments and the National Championship in 1947. In the NBA, Cousy played on 6 World Championship teams as a member of the Boston Celtics. He led the NBA in assists eight consecutive years (1953-60), played in 13 straight NBA All-Star games, earned the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 1957, and racked up a career total of 16,960 points. He was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1970.

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