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Gene Shue

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Eugene William Shue (December 18, 1931 – April 3, 2022) was an American professional basketball player and coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] He was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He played for the New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons and the Baltimore Bullets. His played career lasted from 1954 until 1964. His coaching career lasted from 1966 until 1989.

Shue died on April 3, 2022 in Marina del Rey, California from melanoma at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. "Former NBA great Gene Shue dies at 90". National Post. April 4, 2022.
  2. Goldstein, Richard (April 4, 2022). "Gene Shue, All-Star and Longtime N.B.A. Coach, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved April 4, 2022.