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Reed, Willis

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Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Basketball Player

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1942 - Born on June 25th in Hico, Louisiana. American professional basketball player and professional and collegiate basketball coach.

1961-1964 - Reed left his home in rural Louisiana to attend Grambling State College (now University).

         - He ushered the basketball squad to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship.

         - Drafted by the New York Knickerbockers in the 2nd round (1st pick) of the NBA draft.

1965 - NBA rookie of the year.

1970 - He led New York Knicks to NBA titles.

         - Was the Finals MVP and a regular season MVP.

         - Voted one of NBA's 50 Greatest Players.

1977 - The coach of New York Knicks.

1982 - Inducted into Hall of Fame as Player.

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