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Connie Hawkins

Connie Hawkins (AP Photo / David Smith)
Connie Hawkins (AP Photo / David Smith)

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September 19, 2018 "I got to play tennis against Connie when I was about 12-13 years old at Rancho tennis center. What an athlete and fun guy to play against. Connie was just starting to play so I used to hustle him. One of the greater experiences in my life." - John William (Salem, OR)
March 24, 2018 "Fly on Hawk,one of the alltime greats and a favorite of mine, I wish you peace on your spirit walk" - james flessas (portland, OR)
January 16, 2018 "Our sincere condolences to the Hawkins' family, friends and colleagues for this great loss. As a youth I saw Mr Hawkins and the Suns play at the Spectrum in Philadelphia against the 76ers. Smooth, skilled and amazing is all I can say. You had to see him play to understand. May you find comfort in your warm memories together and the words of the greatest man who ever lived " Lazarus come out!"" - JS W (Baton Rouge, LA)
January 08, 2018 "Connie sat behind me in Mr Delpin's history class at Boys high in 1960. I often talk about how Connie and Biily Burwell would each palm and dunk two basketballs each at the end of the layup drill at Madison Square Garden. This practice was subsequently banned as being too intimidating" - Terry Burke (Lewes, DE)
January 07, 2018 "ILOVED THE HAWK.HE IS MY FAVORITE ALL-TIME PLAYER DESPITE ALL ODDS AND NOT PLAYING IN THE NBA IN HIS PRIME HE STILL BECAME A ALLOF FAMER.BEFORE THERE WAS A DR. J THERE WAS THIS SUPERSTAR CONNIE HAWKINS. MEETING HIM WAS A HIGHLIGHT OF MY LIFE, IT WAS AT A RUCKER CHAMPIONSHIP GAME PLAYED AT FORDHAM UNIV.ROSE GYM.WHERE HE AND DR J SHARED TBE MVP. I WAS DEEPLY SADDENED UPON HEARING OF HIS TRANSITION. I WILL NEVER EVER FORGET THE HAWK, HE REALLY INSPIRED ME IN A DEEP WAY. THANK YOU SIR .REST IN PERFECT PEACE AND POWER. MAN I LOVED THE HAWK." - Joseph Boykin (White plains New york, NY)
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Obituary for Connie Hawkins
PHOENIX (AP) — Connie Hawkins, basketball's dazzling New York playground legend who soared and swooped his way to the Hall of Fame, has died at 75. ...
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