Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lionel Malamed

Lionel M. Malamed


Born:
November 15, 1924
New York, NY

Died:
September 17, 1989
Queens, NY


Career
1940-41 James Monroe - Bronx, NY (High School)
1941-42 James Monroe - Bronx, NY (High School)
1942-43 CCNY (College) Freshmen
1945-46 CCNY (College)
1946-47 CCNY (College)
1947-48 CCNY (College)
1948-49 Indianapolis Jets (BAA)
1948-49 Rochester Royals (BAA)
1949-50 Paterson Crescents (ABL) 

Born to Julius and Annd Malamed, Lionel attended James Monroe HS in the Bronx and attended CCNY, with time spent in the army during World War 2. After a brief basketball career, Malamed worked for many years as a stock broker for Herbert Young and Co.

In 1989, Malamed suffered a fatal heart attack while playing tennis.

Lionel was married to Shirley Diamond and they had two sons. Lionel's older brother Paul played basketball at CCNY, also.

Source:
Jews In Sports
Obituary, New York Times, September 21, 1989

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/m/malamli01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=malamli01

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