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John Havlicek


1940 Born April 8 in Martins Ferry, Ohio
1958 All-State player at Bridgeport High School
1958-62 Attends Ohio State University
1960 Ohio State team wins NCAA championship
1962 Drafted by Boston Celtics of the NBA and Cleveland Browns of the NFL
1962 Attends Cleveland Browns training camp
1962 Joins Boston Celtics
1965 Steals inbound pass in conference finals game with Philadelphia 76ers in closing seconds and sends Boston to NBA finals
1967 Marries Beth Evans
1970-71 Averages 28.9 points per game
1976 Surpasses Hal Greer in total NBA games played
1978 Retires from Celtics
1983 Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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