Tag Archives: John Havlicek

“Havlicek Steals the ball!” Play Still Celebrated After 50 Years

Before the beginning of the second quarter the Boston Celtics fans and members of the organization gave their legend John “Hondo” Havlicek a standing ovation while he accepted an award to commemorate the legendary “Havlicek Stole the Ball!” play. This play was immortalized after announcer Johnny Most made the call in his charismatic fashion after… Read More »

The Havliceks’ Careers with the NBA

The NBA has skyrocketed all sorts of careers: players, like John Havlicek, reporters, like son Chris Havlicek, coaches, like Red Auerbach and countless other athletic, marketing and business-savvy people. Players like John Havlicek become household names and enter into prestigious establishments like the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Jonny Flynn Signs with a Professional Italian Team

After undergrad at the University of Virginia, Chris Havlicek played professional basketball in Italy. Although he didn’t make a career out of it like his father, legendary Celtic John Havlicek, he still enjoyed the game very much. Today, recent college graduates are following in Chris Havlicek’s shoes. Jonny Flynn, Syracuse University’s former point guard, signed… Read More »