Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Connie Simmons

Cornelius Leo Simmons

March 15, 1925
Newark, NJ

April 15, 1989
New York, NY

Flushing High School - New York (High School)
1946-47 Boston Celtics (BAA)
1947-48 Boston Celtics (BAA)
1947-48 Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
1948-49 Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
1949-50 New York Knicks (NBA)
1950-51 New York Knicks (NBA)
1951-52 New York Knicks (NBA)
1952-53 New York Knicks (NBA)
1953-54 New York Knicks (NBA)
1954-55 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)
1955-56 Rochester Royals (NBA)

Simmons was a ten-year veteran of the NBA, most notably with the Knicks. His brother, Johnny, also played for the Celtics. Connie died of cancer in 1989.

He and his wife, Jean, had five daughters and a son.



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