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Hall of Fame Great Arnie Risen Dies
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On August 6, 2012 @ 6:30 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
Hall of Fame center Arnie Risen died Saturday morning in Beachwood, Ohio, according to his son, Dennis. He was 87.
Risen was a 10-year standout with the Rochester Royals and Boston Celtics, playing from 1948-58. He won titles with the Royals in 1950-51 and the Celtics in 1956-57.
The 6-foot-9 Risen, who played in back-to-back Final Fours at Ohio State, was a four-time NBA All-Star. He scored 7,633 career points and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 1998.
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