McGuire, Dick

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McGuire, Dick Gender: M
Richard Joseph McGuire
born on 25 January 1926
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Lehman
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American athlete, a pro basketball player who led his team, the New York Knicks, to three consecutive league finals. He was drafted by the Knicks in March 1949, after a stint in the Army during WWII. In his rookie season he set a record for assists and he went on to play in seven all-star games. He was traded to the Detroit Pistons in 1957. His illustrious record carried into the second part of his career as the coach and scout. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1993.

He and his wife who married in 1956 had four children, a daughter and three sons.

He suffered an aortic aneurysm and died on February 3, 2010 in Huntington, NY. At age 84, he had just been about to leave home for a scouting trip for his beloved sport.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Guerin, Richie (born 29 May 1932). Notes: Team mates with the New York Knicks
  • sibling relationship with McGuire, Al (born 7 September 1928)


  • Work : Prize 1993 (Basketball Hall of Fame)
  • Death by Disease 3 February 2010 (Of an aortic aneurysm, age 84)
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Source Notes

Dr. J. Lee Lehman quotes a sport almanac for date; time unknown; PT notes that the Basketball Hall of Fame and list the same date; however his obituary in the NY Times gives Jan 26, 1926 as his birth date (in New York City)


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Brother of Al McGuire, another Hall-of-Famer)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (age 84)
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame