Richard Joseph "Dick" McGuire was an American professional basketball player and coach. One of the premier guards of the 1950s, McGuire spent eleven seasons in the NBA , eight with the New York Knicks and three with the Detroit Pistons. McGuire led the league in assists during his rookie season with a then-record 386 assists, and was among the league's top ten playmakers for ten of his eleven seasons. He was an NBA All-Star seven times , and was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 1951. McGuire became player-coach for the Pistons in his last season , and coached them until 1963. He also...
|Birthdate:||January 25, 1926|
|Birthplace:||The Bronx, New York|
|Date of death:||February 3, 2010|