Willis Reed
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" Willis Reed, Jr." is a retired American basketball player, coach and general manager. He spent his entire professional playing career (1964–1974) with the New York Knicks. In 1982, Reed was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1997, he was voted one of the "50 Greatest Players in NBA History".

After retiring as a player, Reed served as assistant and head coach with several teams for nearly a decade, then was promoted to General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations (1989 to 1996) for the New Jersey Nets. As Senior Vice President of Basketball, he led them to the NBA Finals in 2002 and 2003.

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Our fans are getting their lives back in order, trying to do things with their homes. This has just been a major catastrophe.

It's unbelievable what happened in New Orleans. It's really messed guys up. Some guys won't even go back there right now. They can't take it.

Unfortunately, I just don't see it as being economically feasible to start over again.

If Chuck had just left him alone, I don't think Jayson would be where he is today.

All I can say is that those nails dodged the hammer a lot. I would not hire Walton and Artis to work on my house.

We were in high grass, weren't we?

They're a fun team to watch; they're a very mature, veteran team, and they've got different guys contributing every night. They're already looking to the end of the year. The record for wins, that's not what they want, they want the ring.

This is a story.

Jeff should be the one to handle it because he was the (director of player personnel).