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us: Bing, Dave, 1943-

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        (naf) United States
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        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Syracuse University
        • Organization: (naf) Detroit Pistons (Basketball team)
        • Organization: (naf) Boston Celtics (Basketball team)
        • Organization: (naf) National Basketball Association
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        • Organization: Bing Steel (Firm)
        • Organization: Bing Group (Firm)
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        (lcsh) Basketball players
          (lcsh) Businesspeople
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        • found: Schleichert, E. Dave Bing, c1995: CIP t.p. (Dave Bing) galley (Hall of Fame pro basketball player; b. 11/29/43)
        • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed December 17, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Bing, David; basketball player, Hall of Fame athlete, entrepreneur, civic leader; born 24 November 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States; attended Syracuse University and was named an All-American (1966); drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) draft (1966), earning the NBA's Rookie of the Year award; the second season lead the NBA in scoring; traded to the Washington Bullets (1975), made the 1976 All-Star team; spent one year with the Boston Celtics, retired in 1977-78; formed Bing Steel, and by the 1990s, the Bing Group became one of the largest black-owned industrial corporations in the nation; honors include the Schick Achievement Award for post-basketball success (1990), the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and one of the Fifty Greatest Players in NBA history (1996))
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