Al Bianchi

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Alfred A. Bianchi (March 26, 1932 – October 28, 2019) was an American professional basketball player, coach, general manager, consultant and scout. He was born in New York City. He played for the Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers from 1956 through 1966. He coached the Seattle SuperSonics from 1967 through 1969. Bianchi was also the general manager for the New York Knicks.

Bianchi died on October 28, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona from congestive heart failure at the age of 87.[1]

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  1. "Al Bianchi, Pro Basketball Coach and Knicks G.M., Dies at 87". The New York Times. October 30, 2019.