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Andy Phillip
Birth: Mar. 7, 1922
Death: Apr. 28, 2001

Hall of Fame Professional Basketball Player. He was an All-American player at the University of Illinois in both his sophomore and junior year. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and then returned to Illinois to complete his senior year. He started his National Basketball Association career in 1947 and was on 5 all-star teams playing with the Chicago Stags, Philadelphia Warriors, Fort Wayne Pistons and the Boston Celtics. He led the NBA in assists from 1950-1952. It was during 1952 that he became the first NBA player to reach 500 assists in a single season. In 1956 he joined the Boston Celtics and one year later helped them to their first of 16 championships. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1961. 
 
Burial:
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Edwardsville
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section H-1, Lot 41B, Grave 8
 
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Record added: May 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22320
Andy Phillip
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Andy Phillip
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Andy Phillip
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