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Happy Hairston

Happy Hairston

Harold "Happy" Hairston was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. He was a member of the 1971–72 NBA championship Lakers, a team that won 33 games in a row, a record not duplicated in any other American professional sport. Hairston was a 6'7" 225 lb forward. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Hairston attended Atkins High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He played college basketball at New York University from 1962 to 1964, where one of his teammates was Barry Kramer. He played professionally for the Cincinnati Royals and Detroit Pistons before joining the Lakers in 1969. In 1971-72, Hairston ... more on Wikipedia

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