Marty Blake

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Birthday
22, 1927
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Apr 7, 2013 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1927
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Apr 7, 2013 (86)

About

Late sports executive who is best known as the general manager of the Atlanta Hawks from 1954 to 1970 and NBA Director of Scouting.

Before Fame

He fought as an amateur boxer after fighting for the U.S. Army in World War II.

Trivia

He earned the prestigious Basketball Hall of Fame Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.

Family Life

He was married to his longtime wife Marica Blake at the time of his death.

Associated With

He is credited with discovered future NBA star Karl Malone .

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