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Joseph Bohomiel “Joe” Lapchick

  • Birth 12 Apr 1900 Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Death 10 Aug 1970 Monticello, Sullivan County, New York, USA
  • Burial Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 13392501

Professional Basketball Player. A native of Yonkers, New York, he played the position of center for the Boston Celtics from 1917 to 1936. He later became a coach and coached the St. John's College team from 1936 to 1947, and then the New York Knicks from 1955 to 1966. He led them to three consecutive NBA finals appearances from 1951 to 1953. He later returned to St. John's College and coached them until 1965.

Bio by: Peterborough "K"


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 19 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13392501
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Bohomiel “Joe” Lapchick (12 Apr 1900–10 Aug 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13392501, citing Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .