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Encyclopedia > Dave Bing
Dave Bing
Position
Height ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Team Detroit Pistons
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born November 24, 1943 (age 63)
Washington, DC
College Syracuse
Pro career 1966–1978
Former teams Detroit Pistons 1966–1975
Washington Bullets 1975-1977
Boston Celtics 1977-78
Hall of Fame 1990

David Bing (born November 24, 1943 in Washington, D.C.) is a former All-Star player in the National Basketball Association, primarily for the Detroit Pistons from 1966 to 1975. He went on to spend two years with the Washington Bullets and one with the Boston Celtics before retiring at the conclusion of the 1977-78 season. Image File history File links BingDet. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... DC may stand for: // A. P. de Candolle in botanical nomenclature, a botanist who developed an extensive system of botanical classification Dendritic cell, a type of immune cell Doctor of Chiropractic, a health care profession DC - Dirty Cunt DC Shoes, a skateboarding apparel manufacturer Dot-com business, any company that... Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Washington Bullets may refer to either the former name of the Washington Wizards basketball team or the song by The Clash, Washington Bullets (song). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens basketball league. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... The Washington Wizards is a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The 1977-78 NBA Season was the 32nd season of the National Basketball Association. ...

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High school and college

The career of Dave Bing began in 1959 where he played at the Spingarn, Washington D.C. high school, where he was a three-year letter winner, he was an all-Inter High, an All-Metro, an All-East member and in 1962 was in Parade magazine and was a member of the All-American Team. After that he attended Syracuse University,where he led Syracuse in scoring as a sophomore (22.2) in 1964, (23.2) as a junior in 1965, and a senior (28.4) in 1966, that year he was 5th in the nation in scoring, he was Syracuse's first consensus All-American in 39 years, named to The Sporting News All-America First Team, and was named Syracuse Athlete Of The Year. His number 22 has been retired at Syracuse University. Dave Bing was also a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity at Syracuse. Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joel Elias Spingarn (May 17, 1875 - July 26, 1939) was an American educator and literary critic. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... PARADE is a magazine, distributed as a Sunday supplement in hundreds of newspapers in the United States. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The Sporting News (TSN) is an American-based sports newspaper. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... Sigma Alpha Mu (ΣΑΜ) also known as Sammy is a College fraternity founded at the City College of New York in 1909. ...


Detroit Pistons

In 1966 Bing joined the NBA as a first round pick of the Detroit Pistons, where in his rookie year he scored 1,601 points (20.0 points per game) and was named the NBA Rookie Of The Year. The next year, he used his sweet shooting touch to lead the NBA in scoring with 2,142 points (27.1 points per game). Bing averaged 20.3 points and 6 assists per game in his 12 NBA seasons, played in seven NBA All-Star Games (1968,1969, 19711976, and winning the All-Star Game MVP Award in 1976), was named to the All-NBA First Team twice in 1968 and 1969, and was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... The National Basketball Associations Rookie of the Year Award, first given after the 1952-53 NBA season, is given to the top first-year player in the league. ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... The Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ...


His playing style was somewhat unusual for the time. As the point guard he functioned as the playmaker distributing the ball, but also did more shooting and scoring than most others who had this position. At one time a current joke about him and his backcourt partner, Jimmy Walker, was that it was a shame they could only play the game with one ball at a time. Point Guard (PG), also known as the ball-handler, is one of the five traditional positions of a basketball team. ... This article is about the former professional basketball player. ...


Bing was one of the great players who never led his team to the NBA Finals, a distinction he shared with other NBA greats such as Bob Lanier, Pete Maravich, Connie Hawkins, Dan Issel, and Bernard King. Logo of the NBA Finals The NBA Finals is the championship series of the National Basketball Association, played under a best-of-seven playoff format. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Peter Press Pistol Maravich (June 22, 1947 – January 5, 1988) was an American basketball player known for his dazzling ballhandling, incredible shooting abilities, and creative passing. ... Hawkins dazzled crowds from playgrounds to arenas with his highflying acrobatic moves. ... Daniel Paul Issel ( October 25, 1948 in Batavia, Illinois) is a star basketball player. ... Bernard King (born December 4, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York), is a former professional basketball player, a forward in the NBA with the New Jersey Nets (1978-1979), Utah Jazz (1980), (Golden State Warriors), (1981-1982), New York Knicks (1983-1987), the Washington Bullets (1988-1992), and again in 1993. ...


Life after basketball

Bing went on to become a successful businessman in the Detroit area after his retirement. At the 1990 NBA All-Star Game, he received the Schick Achievement Award for his work after his NBA career. His number 21 was retired by the Detroit Pistons, and in 1996, he was named as one of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players of all time. MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... Schick may mean any of the following: Schick test, named after Béla Schick. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The 50 Greatest Players in National Basketball Association History (commonly referred to as the NBAs 50th Anniversary All-Time Team) were chosen in 1996 on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the National Basketball Association (NBA) to comprise the fifty best and most influential players...


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Dave Bing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (444 words)
The career of Dave Bing began in 1959 where he played at the Spingarn, Washington D.C. high school, where he was a three-year letter winner, he was an all-Inter High, an All-Metro, an All-East member and in 1962 was in Parade magazine and was a member of the All-American Team.
Dave Bing was also a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity at Syracuse.
In 1966 Bing joined the NBA as a first round pick of the Detroit Pistons, where in his rookie year he scored 1,601 points (20.0 points per game) and was named the NBA Rookie Of The Year.
Dave Bing (444 words)
Bing was a prolific scorer with a sweet shooting touch, but also a fantastic passer (if assists were official statistics throughout his career he would have racked up quite a few), and a phenomenal rebounder.
As a senior Bing was named All-American, was 5th in the nation in scoring with 28.4 ppg, an SU record.
Bing would play 12 seasons in the NBA primarily with the Detroit Pistons, but also with the Washington Bullets and Boston Celtics.
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