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Dave Bing- Named the 1966 NBA Rookie of the Year with the Detroit Pistons, it was just a sign of things to come for Bing. He averaged 20.3 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game during his 13 years with the Pistons, Bullets and Celtics. Along the way, he made seven All-Star games, won the 1976 MVP and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990. (Politics)(Credit: AP )

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