December 10, at 88-th year of life died legendary American basketball player Dolph shayes, 12 times participated in the all-star game NBA, according to CBS.
He was born in the Bronx in a Jewish family, who emigrated to the U.S. from Romania.
In the years 1948-64 Dolph Shayes played for the club «Syracuse Nationals» («Philadelphia Sixers»), which became the champion of the NBA in 1955.
At the end of his playing career, Dolph coached SAEs clubs «Philadelphia Sixers» and «Buffalo Braves». In 1966 he was named Coach of the year in the NBA.
His son Danny, SAEs played 18 seasons in the NBA. Granddaughter abi, Carla and Rachel Goetz is the silver winners of the Maccabiah games in 2001, the USA national team in volleyball. Grandson Mickey ferry became the champion of the Maccabiah games 2005 in the relay four by 100 meters (the USA team).