David William Cowens (October 25, 1948-) is one of four players in NBA history to lead their team in all five major categories (point, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals) when he accomplished it during the 1977-78 campaign. Cowens was the fourth overall pick of the Boston Celtics in the 1970 NBA Draft. He burst into the NBA winning the 1971 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. Dave was a 7-time NBA All Star selection from 1972-1978, and was named the NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player in 1973 following it with the league MVP for the 1972-73 season. The Boston Celtics, led by Cowens and fellow Hall of Famer John Havlicek won the 1974 and 1976 NBA Championships. Dave Cowens ended his 11-year career as a player in 1983 with 13,516 points, 10,444 total rebounds and 2,910 assists. Cowens was named to the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History list in 1996. After dabbling as a player coach during he 1978-79 season with the Celts, Cowens returned to coaching with the Charlotte Hornets (1996-1999) and the Golden State Warriors (2000-2002). In six seasons as an NBA coach, he compiled a record of 161-191 in 352 games. Dave Cowens was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991.