Bob Cousy changed the game with his innovative, flashy play.? His fancy passes and precision ball handling paved the way for players like Pete Maravich, Magic Johnson, and Jason Williams.? “The Houdini of the Hardwood”, Cousy ran the point for the Boston Celtics through out the 50’s and into the 60’s.? His prestigious resume includes 6 NBA Championship Rings, 13 All-Star Games, and 12 All-NBA selections.? Cousy was named to the 50 Greatest Players of All-Time list.
While Cousy’s game had showtime written all over it, the mass marketing of athletes and shoe contracts was still years away.? Cousy was one of the first basketball players to endorse products and appear in commercials.? While playing for the Celtics he wore PF Flyers.? The shoes shape and materials were very similar to the Converse Chuck Taylor and were a very iconic shoe during his play days.? In recent years PF Flyers have looked to make a comeback riding the wave of the current retro fad.? Cousy’s PF Flyer All-American shoes have been re-released in high and low top cuts as well as special Celtic’s green colorways.
|PF Flyer All American