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NBA: Cousy Scores 15,000th Point as Celtics Top Knicks

Nov. 25, 1961 - Bob Cousy (pictured with Red Auerbach) reached the 15,000-point plateau in his 11-year NBA career today while steering the Boston Celtics to a 116-96 victory over the New York Knickerbockers. Only Dolph Schayes of Syracuse has scored more points than Cousy’s 15,020. Cousy, the second-high scorer for the Celtics with 22 points, sank a basket for his 14,999th and 15,000th points just 50 seconds after the game had started. He also contributed 5 assists and has a career total of 5,984 assists.


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