Willis Reed Jr. Player
Inducted in 2006
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee 1982
Reed's strong outside jump shot and physical inside game led him to becoming a two-time All-American. He led Louisiana's Grambling State University to the 1961 NAIA Championship. Despite recurring injuries during his pro career, his determination powered the New York Knicks to the 1970 and 1973 NBA Championships. He was a seven-time NBA All-Star and named the NBA MVP in 1970.
Where They Are Now
Vice President of Basketball Operations, New Orleans Hornets
Where They Were
Grambling State University 1961-1964