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    1959 Bob Cousy Signed Boston Celtics Player Contract. If you go by number of championships, there is no debate that the Boston Celtics are the greatest franchise in NBA history. Seventeen championship seasons, including eleven between 1957 and 1969, makes it seem downright unfair that they were blessed with so many great players. One of the key cogs in the Celtics' wheel was Bob Cousy, thirteen-time All Star and six-time champion.

    "Houdini of the Hardwood" was an apt nickname for the point guard, who led the league in assists eight consecutive seasons. He averaged over 18 PPG, 5 RPG and 7.5 APG over his career, earning him status as one of the most complete players in the game.

    This lot features a historic "National Basketball Association Uniform Player Contract" from September, 1959. This deal gave Cousy $26,000 for the 1959-60 season. Signed with his full "Robert J. Cousy" signature in 8/10 pen at the bottom of page two, Celtics President Walter Brown has also penned his name to the contract in 10/10 quality. Measures 8.5x14" and is in EX condition with three mailing folds and a couple of non-invasive creases and a small stain, as well as staple holes at top left.

    Every Celtics fan is looking for that one-of-a-kind item to display that no one else has, and this fits the bill. A rare, original contract of a true superstar rarely surfaces on the open market, and this Hall of Famer and Top 50 player is a slam dunk. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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