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Maurice King

Maurice King

Maurice "Maury" E. King was an American professional basketball player, who played in the National Basketball Association for the Boston Celtics and Chicago Zephyrs, and with the Baltimore Bullets of the Eastern Professional Basketball League and the Kansas City Steers of the American Basketball League. King played collegiately for the Kansas Jayhawks and was the first black starter in Kansas basketball history in 1954. A teammate of Wilt Chamberlain, he scored 11 points in the famous 1957 NCAA Championship game, where the Jayhawks lost to the North Carolina Tar Heels in triple-overtime. The 6 ft 2 in, 195 lb guard was selected out of the University of Kansas by the Boston ... more on Wikipedia

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