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Lloyd "Sonny" Dove
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1945
Death: Feb. 14, 1983
New York, USA

An American professional basketball player.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York, New York. His family were of Native American Niantic/Narragansett and Mashpee Wampanoag descent.

His mother Adeline B. Hicks was the sister of the Mashpee Wampanoag hereditary tribal sachem Earl Mills.

A 6'7" forward from St. John's University, Dove was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the fourth pick of the 1967 NBA Draft. He played two years with the Pistons before joining the New York Nets of the ABA, with whom he remained until 1972. In his NBA/ABA career, Dove averaged 11.1 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game.

Dove died when the taxi he was driving skidded into the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn in 1983. 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2011
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Lloyd Sonny Dove
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