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.READ MORE: 'Significant Number' Of Dead Ducks Reported In Merrimack River
At the ceremony, he spoke about his love for the city.READ MORE: Robert Kraft Visits Brighton Rabbi Shlomo Noginski, Calls Him 'Hero' After July Stabbing
“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.”MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Are We Any Closer To Another Relief Payment?
Originally from New York, the 92-year-old has lived in Worcester for more than 70 years.