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Howard "Butch" Komives
Birth: May 9, 1941
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 2009
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA

Professional Basketball Player. He played at the guard position for ten seasons (1964 to 1974) in the National Basketball Association with the New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons, Buffalo Braves and Kansas City-Omaha Kings. A standout player during his collegiate years at Bowling Green State University, he led the nation with a 36.7 points per game average for the 1963-1964 season. In addition, he helped lead the Falcons to two NCAA Tournament appearances. He was chosen by the Knicks in the second round of the 1964 NBA Draft and appeared in 742 career regular season games, with 7,550 points and 2,941 assists. He was selected to the 1964-1965 NBA All Rookie Team. Komives was inducted into the Bowling Green State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1970. He died from a variety of health ailments. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Lake Township Cemetery
Walbridge
Wood County
Ohio, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
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Howard Butch Komives
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
In memory of this honored graduate of Bowling Green State University
- Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
 Added: Nov. 21, 2013
Rest in peace.
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 26, 2012
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