Lou Tsioropoulos

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Lou Tsioropoulos

Louis Charles Tsioropoulos (Greek: Λου (Λουδοβίκος) Τσιωρόπουλος; 31 August 1930 – 22 August 2015) was an American professional basketball player who played for the NBA's Boston Celtics for three seasons from 1956–1959, winning NBA championships in 1957 and 1959.. He was born in Lynn, Massachusetts. He played college basketball at the University of Kentucky under legendary coach Adolph Rupp. As a sophomore in 1951, he was a member of Kentucky's NCAA Championship team, which defeated Kansas State 68-58 in the Championship game.