Monday, May 23, 2016

Hal Korovin

Harold Korovin


Born:
April 19, 1925
Brooklyn, NY

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Career
1943-44 CCNY (College)
1944-45 CCNY (College)
1945-46 New York Gothams (ABL)
1945-46 Dunmore (PSL)
1945-46 Pitston (PSL)
1945-46 Long Island Bombers (Independent)
1945-46 New York Jewels (Independent)
1946-47 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1946-47 Allentown (EBL)
1946-47 Mohawk Redskins (NYSPL)
1946-47 Troy Celtics (ABL)
1947-48 Flint/Midland Dow A.C.'s (NBL)
1947-48 Hazleton (EBL)
1948-49 Mohawk Redskins (NYSPL)
1948-49 Kokoko Clowns (Independent)
1949-50 Long Island Bombers (Independent)
1949-50 Kokoko Clowns (Independent)
1949-50 Berwick (EBL)
1949-50 Danbury (ECL)
1949-50 Brooklyn All-Stars (Independent) 

Born to David and Gertrude Korovin in Brooklyn, Hal went to CCNY before playing basketball professionally for a few years. He eventually moved down to Florida to enjoy his golden years.

Hal's daughter, Gwen, received a lot of press with the death of comedian Joan Rivers. A well-respected doctor-to-the-stars, Gwen was the doctor performing the laryngoscopy on Rivers when she went into cardiac arrest, and situation that claimed Rivers' life a few days later.

Source:
Morning News (Wilmington, DE), October 24, 1945
Article about Dr. Gwen Korovin, Hal's Daughter
Jews In Sports

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/k/korovha01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=korovha01









1949-50 Long Island Bombers (Semi-pro)

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