Friday, April 20, 2018

Saul Cohen

Saul Cohen

April 22, 1921
Bronx, NY

March 14, 2018
Boynton Beach, FL

1938-39 DeWitt Clinton High School - New York (High School)
1940-41 Long Island University (College)
1941-42 Long Island University (College)
1942-43 Long Island University (College)
1945-46 New York Gothams (ABL)
1946-47 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1947-48 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1947-48 Jersey City Atoms / Scranton Miners (ABL)
1948-49 Utica Olympics (NYSL)

The Bronx native was on the Long Island team that one the NIT in 1941. After finishing school, he served in the army during World War 2. Upon his return, he played professional basketball while getting a law degree during the week. He would practice law for many years and also became a real estate developer.

He and his wife, Bernice, had two sons and a daughter.



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