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found: Calvin Murphy basketball. [MP] 1972.
found: African American National Biography, accessed March 13, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Murphy, Calvin; basketball player, Hall of Fame athlete, sportscaster; born 09 May 1948 in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States; after receiving hundreds of scholarship offers, he eventually settled on Niagara University; after his junior season, he was named first team all-American (1969); in the NBA draft he was chosen by the San Diego Rockets; named to the NBA All-Star team for the first and only time (1979); upon his retirement (1983) he remained active with the Houston Rockets, working in the front office and as a broadcaster; inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts; inducted into the Jackie Robinson Professional Wing of the Coastal Fairfield County Sports Commission's Hall of Fame (2005))