He said that the beloved commentator was feeling “under the weather” and hoped for his recovery. The longtime NBC Sports Boston broadcaster was hospitalized in June and rehabbing from a blood clotting issue for a few weeks, concerning Celtics die-hards considering the COVID-19 pandemic which has left older folks and those with existing health conditions more susceptible to the virus. Keith Smith, an NBA analyst and contributor to the Celtics’ blog, gave an update on Heinsohn in a tweet on February 26. I'm going for sleep tests in the middle of the week, but the people here at New England Rehab have been terrific.". The last time we heard from him was his sentimental narration in a video tribute to Paul Pierce. But according to his partner in the booth, play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman, the 85-year-old is doing well. Rest assured, even though the Hall of Fame coach and player isn’t providing color commentary during Celtics’ games right now, he’s still calling out the referees. pic.twitter.com/rWwynXs9gS, — Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) August 11, 2020. “I visited with (him) today for about 45 minutes. Until the team or NBC give an official confirmation on Tommy Heinsohn’s health, we can only hope for his speedy recovery. But when we mention Aron Baynes, we have to talk about play-by-play commentator, Tommy Heinsohn. Spent an hour or so with Tommy today. due to what his doctors believe might be a sleep disorder.

The Boston Celtics had a blistering win over the Charlotte Hornets on February 28, 2018, thanks to the winning combination of Aron Baynes and Kyrie Irving. Not watching celtics feed but would love to hear Tommy Heinsohn call (complaining guranteed) of Howard absolutely destroying Baynes, — Full Court Buzz (@Fullcourt_Buzz) March 1, 2018, FACT CHECK: Kwik Trip Launches “Kwik Strip” Gentlemen’s Clubs, FACT CHECK: Burisma Admitted to Paying Bribe to Joe Biden. They were expecting an energetic play-by-play from him regarding Baynes’ plays last night. Tommy Heinsohn, the Boston Celtics commentator, has been absent for a streak of home games now. Link Chain Icon Twitter. FACT CHECK: Fisher-Price to Sell “Peaceful Protest” Playset. How is he? The last time we heard from him was his sentimental narration in a video tribute to Paul Pierce. Considering his age, fans are concerned it might be his health. He expanded on … "I think we're zeroing in on what's been bothering me. Mike Gorman Provides Health Update On Celtics Legend Tommy Heinsohn. Good news Boston Celtics fans, the legendary Tommy Heinsohn is doing well. "I'm feeling terrific right now," Heinsohn said. Really hope that is all it was.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Top 10 Up-and-Coming Latin American Entertainers. Fans are hoping Heinsohn will recover and be back to whining in the broadcast booth soon. He's been a huge part of watching the Celtics for basically my entire life. Thomas William Heinsohn (born August 26, 1934) ... On Celtics broadcasts, Heinsohn likes to point out players who display extra hustle to help the team by giving them "Tommy Points." I was worried about his health walking in – he was worried about the Grizzlies. During his career, Heinsohn, nicknamed “Tommy Gun” by his teammates, tossed the ball up an average of two times for every three minutes he was in a game. There is no official confirmation on Heinsohn’s health yet. After addressing his health, Heinsohn went on to slam critics of Kyrie Irving's shot volume in classic Tommy fashion. #Celtics, — Bill Flaherty (@BHFlaherty) February 24, 2018. Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! He's been "a little under the weather" for a while now. That doesn’t sound like rare form to us, Gorman.