Two-time NBA All-Star whose No. 12 jersey was retired by the New York Knicks.
He was the force behind his college team at Tennessee State, winning three straight NAIA national championships.
He won his second NBA title ring in his final season with the New York Knicks.
He never married, and devoted his life to education after retiring from the NBA.
He won his first NBA title in 1970 while playing alongside center Willis Reed on the New York Knicks.