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David Albert DeBusschere

David Albert DeBusschere, American brokerage executive, retired professional basketball player and team executive. Player National Basketball Association All-Star Team, 1966-1968, 70-73.

Background

  • DeBusschere, David Albert was born on October 16, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Marcel D. and Dorothy D. DeB.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Detroit University, 1962.

    Career

    • Baseball player, pitcher Chicago White Sox, American League, 1962-1963. Basketball player, coach Detroit Pistons, National Basketball Association, 1962-1968. Basketball player New York Knickerbockers, 1968-1974, member world champion team, 1970, 73, former executive vice president, director basketball operations.

      Vice president, general manager New York Nets, American Basketball Association, 1974-1975. Commissioner American Basketball Association, 1975-1976. Director of basketball operations New York Knicks, 1982—1986.

      Vice president Williamson, Picket & Gross Incorporated, New York York City.

    Works

    • Author: The Open Man: A Championship Diary, 1970.

    Connections

    • Married Gerri Warnock, 1968. Children: Michelle, Peter, Dennis.
    • father: Marcel D.
    • mother: Dorothy D. DeB.
    • spouse: Gerri Warnock
    • children: Michelle DeBusschere
    • Peter DeBusschere
    • Dennis DeBusschere
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    Born October 16, 1949
    Died May 14, 2003
    (aged 53)
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Detroit University
    • 1962 - 1963
      Baseball player
    • 1962 - 1968
      basketball player
    • 1974 - 1975
      vice president, New York Nets
    • 1974 - 1975
      general manager, New York Nets
    • 1975 - 1976
      commissioner American Basketball Association
    • 1982 - 1986
      director, of basketball operations New York Knicks
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