Newyork — Cal Ramsey, who starred in NYU at the 1950s and went on to play and broadcast for the Ny Knicks, expired Monday.
The Knicks stated he died of cardiac arrest in The River Side Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center at Manhattan.
After his acting career, Ramsey functioned for the organization as a color analyst and after in community associations. He functioned as a Knicks ambassador for the previous 28 decades and also had remained on NYU’s basketball team as 1983.
We’re profoundly saddened by the death of NYC Basketball legend and former Knick Cal Ramsey, who symbolized that the organization as a player, broadcaster and community ambassador. He had an unwavering love for the game, the city and its people and will probably be profoundly missed. pic.twitter.com/dl7NhBdR7Y
Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan called Ramsey”one of the greatest ambassadors at new york history.”
Born in Selma, Alabama, Ramsey graduated from NYU in 1959 and also played at the NBA for its St. Louis Hawks and Syracuse Nationals. He’s a member of the NYU Athletics and New York City Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Knicks said that they are going to honor Ramsey in their second game, Thursday against Toronto.