John Havlicek, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

John Havlicek

American basketball player

Date of Birth: 08-Apr-1940

Place of Birth: Martins Ferry, Ohio, United States

Date of Death: 25-Apr-2019

Profession: basketball player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About John Havlicek

  • John Joseph Havlicek ( HAV-li-chek; April 8, 1940 – April 25, 2019) was an American professional basketball player who competed for 16 seasons with the Boston Celtics, winning eight NBA championships, four of them coming in his first four seasons with the team. In the National Basketball Association he is one of four players to have won eight championships in their playing careers; only teammates Bill Russell and Sam Jones have won more, with 11 and 10 championships respectively.
  • Havlicek is also one of three NBA players with an unsurpassed 8–0 record in NBA Finals series outcomes.
  • Havlicek is widely considered to have been one of the greatest players in the history of the game and was inducted as a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1984.
  • He was a three-sport athlete at Bridgeport High School in Bridgeport, Ohio.

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