Bob Cousy

1928 - Today

Bob Cousy

Robert Joseph Cousy (, born August 9, 1928) is a retired American professional basketball player. Cousy played point guard with the Boston Celtics from 1950 to 1963, and briefly with the Cincinnati Royals in the 1969–70 season. Making his high school varsity squad as a junior, he went on to earn a scholarship to the College of the Holy Cross, where he led the Crusaders to berths in the 1948 NCAA Tournament and 1950 NCAA Tournament, and won NCAA All-American honors for three seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Cousy has received more than 1,382,109 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 21st most popular basketball player.

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Bob Cousy ranks 19 out of 925Before him are Krešimir Ćosić, Julius Erving, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Karl Malone, and John Havlicek. After him are Elgin Baylor, Uljana Semjonova, Dirk Nowitzki, Scottie Pippen, Arvydas Sabonis, and George Mikan.

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Among people born in 1928, Bob Cousy ranks 182Before him are Gerard Damiano, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Édouard Glissant, Ernest Simoni, Alejandro de Tomaso, and Alfonso de Portago. After him are William Klein, Jörg Demus, Nils Christie, Nodar Dumbadze, Alexis Korner, and Laurence Harvey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Cousy ranks 2,694 out of 12,171Before him are Lee Radziwill (1933), Fess Parker (1924), Jesse Jackson (1941), Stephenie Meyer (1973), Robert Cornelius (1809), and Suzanne Vega (1959). After him are Frank Beard (1949), Jonathan Frakes (1952), Vincent Schiavelli (1948), Jo Van Fleet (1915), Harry Nilsson (1941), and Seth MacFarlane (1973).


Among basketball players born in United States, Bob Cousy ranks 16Before him are Larry Bird (1956), Julius Erving (1950), Kobe Bryant (1978), LeBron James (1984), Karl Malone (1963), and John Havlicek (1940). After him are Elgin Baylor (1934), Scottie Pippen (1965), George Mikan (1924), Derrick Rose (1988), Walt Frazier (1945), and Bob Pettit (1932).

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