Dazzling basketball good Connie Hawkins dies during 75

October 7, 2017 - Basketballs

Connie Hawkins, basketball’s gorgeous New York stadium fable who soared and swooped his approach to a Hall of Fame, has died. He was 75.

His genocide was announced Saturday by a Phoenix Suns, a group with that he spent his many prolific NBA seasons in a career behind for years by a point-shaving liaison that led to a joining blackballing him, even yet he was never directly related to any wrongdoing.

The Suns did not divulge a means of Friday’s death. Hawkins, who lived in a Phoenix area, had been in thin health for several years and was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2007.

“We mislaid a legend,” pronounced Jerry Colangelo, a Suns ubiquitous manager when Hawkins played and after a owners of a franchise, “a actor we had a really low love for who kind of put us on a map.”