The 30 greatest players turned coaches

[post_page_title]Tommy Heinsohn[/post_page_title]
Tommy Heinsohn may not be the first person you think about when you discuss successful players turned coaches, but he should be. Heinsohn won eight NBA championships part of the Celtics dynasty of the 1960s, averaging 18.6 PPG and 8.8 rebounds during his nine seasons in Boston. He retired as a player after the 1964-65 season and in 1969 became the Celtics head coach. He enjoyed a 427-263 record with Boston, winning Coach of the Year in 1973 and two NBA Championships in 1974 and 1976.
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