By CBSBoston.com Staff

WORCESTER (CBS) – The city of Worcester unveiled a statue of former Boston Celtics and Holy Cross great Bob Cousy outside the DCU Center on Friday.

Cousy, a 13-time All Star, won six titles with the Celtics.

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At the ceremony, he spoke about his love for the city.

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“Worcester is and has always been my antidote for the rigors of celebrity because the kindness of so many people here my family and I were allowed to live normal American lives,” Cousy said. “Worcesterites gave us friendship, love and respect. Just wonderful.”

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Originally from New York, the 92-year-old has lived in Worcester for more than 70 years.

CBSBoston.com Staff