Dennis Johnson Getting Called to the Hall
The history of the Celtics franchise is wrapped in a number of legendary players and coaches including Bill Russell, Bob Cousey and Arnold "Red" Auerbach. Who can't forget the Big Three (Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish) as well as the new Big Three (Kevin Garnett, Paul Piece and Ray Allen).
One key player to the original Big Three's success was Dennis Johnson.
Like Jim Rice of the Boston Red Sox, Dennis Johnson was one of those Boston greats that have been overlooked for the call to the Hall of Fame.
DJ, as he was called, who's number 3 was retired in the original Boston Garden and who passed away if of a heart attack in 2007, is reportedly getting the call to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Boston Globe and WBZ-AM (Boston CBS radio) are reporting the news, according to ESPN.
DJ helped Boston win two NBA titles (1984 and 1986) and helped Seattle in win won in 1979. He played for 14 years, his final seven with the Celtics.