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  1. #1

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    Exclamation HOF Celtics legend John Havlicek Passes Away At 79

    The Celtics have confirmed that Hall-of-Fame forward John Havlicek, the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, has passed away at the age of 79 after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. As part of their official statement, the Celtics wrote:

    “John Havlicek is one of the most accomplished players in Boston Celtics history, and the face of many of the franchise’s signature moments. He was a great champion both on the court and in the community, winning 8 NBA championships and an NBA Finals MVP.”

    “Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, he is enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame… His defining traits as a player were his relentless hustle and wholehearted commitment to team over self. He was extraordinarily thoughtful and generous, both on a personal level and for those in need…”
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    “John was kind and considerate, humble and gracious. He was a champion in every sense, and as we join his family, friends, and fans in mourning his loss, we are thankful for all the joy and inspiration he brought to us.”

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    My late mother loved those Celtics teams. After Russell, "Hondo" Havlicek was her favorite. I have autographs of both in my PC.
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    A shame he suffered with Parkinson’s Disease.
    Was a great player.

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    I was lucky to have grown up watching Bird. Hondo would have been my second choice.

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