Willis Reed Speaker Profile
7-Time NBA All Star and NBA Finals MVP
Willis Reed Biography
Willis Reed is a retired basketball player, voted among the top 50 players in the history of the NBA in 1997. He never discontinued his relationship with the game even post his retirement. He served as an assistant and as a head coach for many teams for more than a decade. He was then promoted to the position of a General Manager as well as a Vice President for the operations of the team New Jersey Nets (1989 to 1996). Having shown his caliber on field, Reed is now building his off-field career by being one of the prominent figures of the game.
Willis Reed began his gaming career by playing for the West Side High school, Lillie. Reed showed exceptional talent at basketball while he played for his college team. He graduated from Grambling State University when he led his college team to winning the NAIA title and 3 Southwester Athletic Championships. He began his professional career as a basketball player in 1964 when he started playing for the New York Knicks. He played with New York Knicks for about a decade and was considered to be a violent, dominating, physical force by the opponents. His career highlight can be taken as the time (1965) when he got the 7th rank in NBA listing for his performance (19.5 points per game) and stood fifth in rebounding (14.7 rebounds in a game). He was also named the NBA Rookie of the year. After retiring as a player, he took his stand as the coach of the New York Knicks from 1977 to 1989.
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