Long Island in the pros: NBA edition

CARL BRAUN | High school: Garden City (1945)

CARL BRAUN | High school: Garden City (1945) | BAA: Knicks (1947-49) | NBA: Knicks (1949-50, 52-61), Celtics (1961-62)
A five-time All-Star for the Knicks, Braun finished his career with 10,625 points. He averaged at least 10 points per game in his first 11 seasons, and missed just four regular-season games from 1952-59.

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A look at those pro basketball players who first shined on the Long Island hardwood. To qualify, they must have appeared in at least one BAA, NBA or ABA game. (This list is always updating, so if you see someone missing, use the comments to let us know.)

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