Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Dick Bunt

Richard J. Bunt


Born:
July 13, 1930
Queens, NY

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Career
1947-48 Bayside High School - New York (High School)
1949-50 NYU (College)
1950-51 NYU (College)
1951-52 NYU (College)
1952-53 New York Knicks (NBA)
1952-53 Manchester British Americans (ABL)
1952-53 Baltimore Bullets (NBA)
1955-56 Richmond Hill High School - New York (High School) Head coach
1956-57 Bryant High School - Astoria, NY (High School) Head coach
1957-58 Bryant High School - Astoria, NY (High School) Head coach
1958-59 Bryant High School - Astoria, NY (High School) Head coach

Bunt was drafted in the 3rd round of the 1952 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. He started the 1952-53 season with the Knicks but was sent down to the Manchester club in December of 1952 but was recalled a couple weeks later. In February of 1953, Bunt was released by the Knicks and signed with the Baltimore Bullets on February 14, 1953. He quit basketball to go into teaching. He served as the assistant athletic director for the Flushing YMCA, and would coach basketball and swimming as well as teach at Richmond Hill, Bryant and Monroe High School in the Bronx. He retired in 1991.

Bunt and his wife had two sons and one daughter.

Source:
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the New York Knicks, Michael Benson, 2012

Stats:
https://www.basketball-reference.com/players/b/buntdi01.html
https://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=buntdi01

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