Tommy Heinsohn Is Still Very Tough In The Paint

It may surprise you to know that Tommy Heinsohn took up painting the way that most kids do — to keep from getting beat up. The only man to be involved in all 17 Boston Celtics championships (as a player, coach and broadcaster) grew up as the only German in an Italian-Irish neighborhood. During World War II.

Tommy Heinsohn

So he spent a lot of time indoors, as one might imagine. That’s where he taught himself how to draw and to paint. Read more…