On Friday, June 18th, 2021, the City of Worcester officially dedicated the Bob Cousy Statue on the DCU Center Arena Plaza with the honoree himself in attendance, Bob Cousy.
Government Officials, past teammates, fans, community leaders friends from all over, and family members all gathered on the corner of Foster Street and Major Taylor Boulevard to honor a man who has impacted his community in ways that feels unmatched to others : Bob Cousy .
-6X NBA Champion- Boston Celtics 1950-1963
-13X NBA All-Star
-2x NBA All-Star MVP
-10 X All NBA First Team
-1971 Naismith Hall of Fame Inductee
-1946 NCAA Champion at Holy Cross
-1950 Consensus First Team All American
-1954 - Assisted in the formation of the NBA Players Association - served as president for 7 years
-1965 Big Brother of the year received at the White House - affiliated with the Big Brother program since 1951
-2019 - Presidential Medal of Freedom received at the White House
-A life time advocate and leader for social justice both within the NBA community and beyond.
- A husband, father, and friend to all.
The DCU Center was honored to host this event with hundreds in attendance to listen to stories of Bob Cousy's past and what this statue means to him.
" I always say, I was in a love affair with three people in my life- my wife, Missie, the game of Basketball, and the City of Worcester" - Bob Cousy, 06.18.21
Photos: Joe Jacobs
Artist: Omri Amrany of Rotblatt Amrany Sculpture Studio