December 2, on 86-th year of life died the legendary basketball «Boston Celtics» Jim Loscutoff, reports RIA «Novosti»
He played for «the Celts» 9 seasons, in seven of which the club became a NBA champion(1957, 1959-64).
This power forward was one of the pillars of defense in the legendary club.
Jim Loscutoff spent 511 games in the form of «Boston Celtics». He asked the club not to withdraw his number (18) from circulation. Under the arches of the home arena «the Celtics» raised his shirt with the inscription «LOSCY».