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Connie Hawkins has died on the age of seventy five.

His household confirmed the passing Friday to 12 Information’ Bruce Cooper.

Hawkins spent nearly all of his NBA profession with the Phoenix Suns, averaging 20.5 factors, 9 rebounds, and four.three assists from 1969-seventy three. He earned All-Star nods all 4 years, and ultimately entered the Suns’ Ring of Honor and had his No. forty two retired by the membership.

The Suns launched the next assertion Saturday:

The 6-foot-eight ahead additionally suited up for the Los Angeles Lakers and Atlanta Hawks, and starred within the ABA previous to his NBA profession. He was inducted into the Corridor of Fame as a part of the 1992 class.