Eddie Donovan 2001 Deaths

Eddie Donovan

Age: 78

former general manager and coach of the N.Y. Knicks; drafted Willis Reed in 1964 and dealt for Dave DeBusschere in 1968, two moves that helped New York win its first NBA championship in 1970; was opposing coach when Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a game in 1962; coached St. Bonaventure to appearances in two NITs and one NCAA tournament; He died of complications from a stroke.

Died: Bernardsville, N.J., Jan. 20

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