Friday, July 1, 2016

Billy Gabor

William A. Gabor

May 13, 1922
Binghamton, NY

June 4, 2019
Jupiter, FL

Binghamton Central High School - New York (High School)
1942-43 Syracuse University (College)
1945-46 Syracuse University (College)
1946-47 Syracuse University (College)
1947-48 Syracuse University (College)
1948-49 Syracuse Nationals (NBL)
1949-50 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)
1950-51 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)
1951-52 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)
1952-53 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)
1953-54 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)
1954-55 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)

A popular player for Syracuse, both University and Nationals, Gabor played on both the Orangemen's varisity and freshmen team in his freshmen year. He served his country during World War 2, and returned to SU and then went on to play professionally for 7 seasons before injuries finally took their toll. He was an all-star for the Nat's, and was on the 1954-55 NBA champion team, but did not receive his ring until 2015. SU retired his number in 2009.

My Palm Beach, Gabor Gets NBA Championship Ring, May 13, 2015, June 4, 2019


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