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Bobby Wanzer
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Basketball Player
    (June 4, 1921-January 23, 2016)
    Born in Brooklyn, New York
    Attended Seton Hall University
    Nicknamed 'Hooks'
    Drafted 10th overall by the Rochester Royals in the 1948 BAA Draft
    Guard for the Rochester Royals (1948-1957)
    Head coach for the Rochester/Cincinnati Royals (1955-1959)
    Five-time NBA All-Star (1952-1956)
    Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame (1987)
    He likes to golf in his spare time.
    Despite being selected on the All-NBA Second Team three times, he was never on an All-NBA First team.
    His NBA coaching career was a disappointment.
    As he coached the Royals to the playoffs, his players suffered injuries which prevented the team from advancing to the next round (1958).
    He served in World War II as a U.S. Marine.
    He recorded a shooting percentage that went over 90% from the free-throw line, becoming the first NBA player to do so (1952).
    He and Bob Davies formed as a duo to help the Royals win the 1951 NBA Championship.
    He coached the Royals to the playoffs in their first season in Cincinnati.

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