The Cooz reaches 15,000 point plateau
Nov. 25, 1961
Bob Cousy is known as the "Houdini of the Hardwood" for his ball-handling skills. But the 6-foot-1 Boston Celtics guard can also shoot.
Early in tonight's 116-96 victory over the New York Knicks in Boston, the Cooz becomes the second player to reach 15,000 points when he hits one of his patented long one-handed push shots. The first player to get to 15,000 was Dolph Schayes of the Syracuse Nationals.
In his 12th season in the league, Cousy ...
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