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New York Knicks legend Willis Reed dies at 80

Willis Reed, who won two NBA championships during his legendary career with the New York Knicks, has died, according to the National Basketball Retired Players Association. He was 80.

Reed played 10 seasons in the NBA from 1964-74, all with the Knicks. He was named to the All-NBA team five times, made seven All-Star teams and won MVP in the 1969-70 season.

Undersized at the time for a center, Reed made up for it with his physicality on both ends, averaging nearly 19 points and 13 rebounds during his Hall of Fame career.