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Dick McGuire

Dick McGuire (Pro basketball. Born, Huntington, NY, Jan. 25, 1926; died, Huntington, NY, Feb. 3, 2010.) One of the finest playmakers in the history of pro basketball, Dick McGuire made New York basketball fans conscious of the assist. After completing his collegiate career at St. John’s, McGuire was drafted in the first round of the […]

Harry Gallatin

Harry Gallatin (Pro Basketball.  Born, Roxana, IL, Apr. 26, 1927.)  Known universally as “Harry the Horse,” Gallatin earned the nickname by his rugged work off the backboards of the N.B.A. and for his remarkable endurance.  During his nine seasons with the Knicks, Gallatin never missed a single game, logging 610 in a row to set […]

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