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Ernie Grunfeld

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NameErnie Grunfeld
Number20, 18
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Height Ft6
Height In6
Weight Lbs210
Birth DateApril 24, 1955(age 59)
Birth PlaceSatu Mare, Romania
HighschoolForest Hills (Queens, New York)
CollegeTennessee (1973-1977)
Draft Round1
Draft Pick11
Draft TeamMilwaukee Bucks
Draft Year1977
Career Start1977
Career End1986
Years1   
Team1Milwaukee Bucks
Years2   
Team2Kansas City Kings
Years3   
Team3New York Knicks
Stat1labelPoints
Stat1value5,124 (7.4 ppg)
Stat2labelRebounds
Stat2value1,815 (2.6 rpg)
Stat3labelAssists
Stat3value1,419 (2.0 apg)
Profileernie_grunfeld
Highlights * NCAA All-American Second Team (1977) * SEC Player of the Year (1977)
Medaltemplates{{MedalSport|Men's basketball}} {{MedalCountry|the United States }}   {{MedalGold|1976 Montreal|Team competition}} {{MedalCompetition|Pan American Games}} {{MedalGold|1975 Mexico City|Team competition}} {{MedalCompetition|Maccabiah Games}} {{MedalSilver|1973 Ramat Gan|Team competition}}

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Ernest "Ernie" Grunfeld (born April 24, 1955) is the General Manager of the Washington Wizards. He was also once a professional basketball player. He served as general manager of the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association from 1989 to 1999, and as the Bucks' general manager from 1999 2003, at which time he became the President of Basketball Operations for the Washington Wizards.

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Nick Young: Nick Young (knee) a looming restricted FA - Rotoworld.com Tweet this news
Rotoworld.com--Wizards GM -Ernie Grunfeld- said he hopes to re-sign Young even though his team will have Jordan Crawford under a rookie-scale contract. We'll see how serious he is of course, since the Wizards have 'right of first refusal' a - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 14:14:52 GMT+00:00
Transcript: Ernie Grunfeld's end-of-season press conference - Bullets Forever Tweet this news
Bullets Forever---Ernie Grunfeld- gave his final remarks to the media today, and while I missed the beginning of it (damn Jim Larranaga), I did get a chance to sit in on most of what he said. There really wasn't a ton of substance to what I heard, ju - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 20:49:25 GMT+00:00
Trevor Booker Sustains Fractured Sesamoid Bone - WashingtonWizards.com Tweet this news
WashingtonWizards.com--Wizards President -Ernie Grunfeld- announced today that Trevor Booker has sustained a fractured sesamoid bone in his right foot. Booker will be placed in a walking boot and will be re-evaluated in six weeks. He last appeared in acti - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:09:48 GMT+00:00
NBA Power Rankings: Wizards Still The Third Worst Team In The League - SB Nation DC Tweet this news
SB Nation DC--Leonsis and -Ernie Grunfeld- seem more patient than most teams. But it's hard to consider the captain of such a wayward ship safe. I understand the point they are trying to make, but I think that Grunfeld and the ownership understand th - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:37:43 GMT+00:00
Mike Strange: Final Four a party UT just can't crash - GoVolsXtra Tweet this news
GoVolsXtra--Certainly the -Ernie Grunfeld--Bernard King teams were Final Four-worthy. Alas, they never won a tournament game. It's true UT plays in a football league. Of the BCS conferences the SEC easily has the worst Final Four participation record - Date : Sat, 02 Apr 2011 02:43:14 GMT+00:00
Tennessee To Retire Allan Houston's Number - RealGM.com Tweet this news
RealGM.com--Houston will join Bernard King and -Ernie Grunfeld- as the only Tennessee players to have their number retired. “Allan represents everything the term ... - Date : Mon, 31 Jan 2011 18:11:02 GMT+00:00
Dick McGuire's legacy speaks volumes - ESPN Tweet this news
ESPN---...- survived regime changes at the Garden and front-office wars waged by everyone from Al Bianchi and Rick Pitino to Jeff Van Gundy and -Ernie Grunfeld-. ... - Date : Thu, 03 Feb 2011 03:33:47 GMT+00:00
Ted Leonsis Reaffirms Commitment To Slow Rebuilding With Wizards - SB Nation DC Tweet this news
SB Nation DC--If you're one of those who hopes that the team fires Flip Saunders or -Ernie Grunfeld- this second, that should probably put the breaks on that.--- - Date : Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:26:03 GMT+00:00
Pistons eye playoff push before all-star break - MLive.com Tweet this news
MLive.com--Houston will be just the third Tennessee player to have his number retired, joining Bernard King (1975-77) and -Ernie Grunfeld- (1974-77). He wore No. ... - Date : Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:04:21 GMT+00:00
Wizards sign Mustafa Shakur - Washington Post (blog) Tweet this news
Washington Post (blog)--The Wizards signed guard Mustafa Shakur to a 10-day contract, team President -Ernie Grunfeld- announced today. Shakur was with the D-League's Rio ... - Date : Sat, 22 Jan 2011 22:17:33 GMT+00:00

Medal Record
Men's basketball
Competitor for the United States
Gold1976 MontrealTeam competition
Pan American Games
Gold1975 Mexico CityTeam competition
Maccabiah Games
Silver1973 Ramat GanTeam competition

Current general managers of the National Basketball Association

Central Division
Forman (Chicago Bulls)
Grant (Cleveland Cavaliers)
Dumars (Detroit Pistons)
Morway (Indiana Pacers)
Hammond (Milwaukee Bucks)


New York Knicks

The FranchiseFranchise * All-Time roster * Head coaches * Seasons * Current season
ArenasMadison Square Garden III * 69th Regiment Armory * Madison Square Garden IV
Head CoachesCohalan * Lapchick * Boryla * Levane * Braun * Donovan * Gallatin * McGuire * Holzman * Reed * Holzman * H. Brown * Hill * Pitino * Jackson * MacLeod * Riley * Nelson * Van Gundy * Chaney * Williams * Wilkens * Williams * L. Brown * Thomas * D'Antoni
General ManagersPodesta * Boryla * Donovan * Holzman * Donovan * DeBusschere * Stirling * Bianchi * Checketts * Grunfeld * Layden * Thomas * Walsh
D-League AffiliateSpringfield Armor
AdministrationMadison Square Garden, Inc. (Owner) * James Dolan (Chairman & CEO) * Donnie Walsh (President & GM of Basketball Ops.) * Mike D'Antoni (Head Coach)
Notable FiguresDick Barnett * Walt Bellamy * Bill Bradley * Carl Braun * Marcus Camby * Bill Cartwright * Dave Checketts * Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton * Dave DeBusschere * Patrick Ewing * Walt Frazier * Harry Gallatin * Marty Glickman * Ernie Grunfeld * Richie Guerin * Red Holzman * Allan Houston * Ned Irish * Mark Jackson * Phil Jackson * Larry Johnson * Bernard King * David Lee * Jerry Lucas * Anthony Mason * Stephon Marbury * Dick McGuire * Earl Monroe * Charles Oakley * Cal Ramsey * Willis Reed * Micheal Ray Richardson * Pat Riley * Nate Robinson * Latrell Sprewell * John Starks * Kurt Thomas * Trent Tucker * Kiki Vandeweghe * Jeff Van Gundy * Gerald Wilkins * Max Zaslofsky
Retired Numbers10 * 12 * 15 * 15 * 19 * 22 * 24 * 33 * 613
NBA Championships (2)1970 * 1973
RivalsPhiladelphia 76ers * Boston Celtics * Los Angeles Lakers * Chicago Bulls * Indiana Pacers * Miami Heat * New Jersey Nets * Toronto Raptors
Culture and LoreWillis Reed limping onto the court * Eddie * Spike Lee * Disputed Foul Against Scottie Pippen * 1994 NBA Finals * New York Rangers win Game 7 of 1994 Stanley Cup Finals * 1999 NBA Finals * Scott Layden * Isiah Thomas * Knickerbocker * Knicks Nuggets brawl * Whatever Happened to Micheal Ray? * Mike Walczewski * George Kalinsky
MediaTV: MSG Network * Radio: WEPN-AM * Current announcers: Mike Breen * Walt Frazier * Gus Johnson * John Andariese * Kelly Tripucka * Former announcers: Marv Albert * Bob Wolff

Milwaukee Bucks

The FranchiseFranchise * Expansion Draft * All-time roster * Seasons * Head coaches * Current season
ArenasMECCA Arena * Bradley Center
CoachesCostello * Nelson * Harris * Hamblen * Dunleavy * Ford * Karl * Porter * Stotts * Krystkowiak * Skiles
D-League AffiliateFort Wayne Mad Ants
AdministrationOwner: Herb Kohl * General Manager: John Hammond * Head Coach: Scott Skiles
Notable FiguresKareem Abdul-Jabbar * Ray Allen * Vin Baker * Andrew Bogut * Junior Bridgeman * Sam Cassell * Larry Costello * Dave Cowens * Terry Cummings * Alex English * Dan Gadzuric * Brandon Jennings * Marques Johnson * Bob Lanier * Luc Richard Mbah a Moute * Jon McGlocklin * Sidney Moncrief * Don Nelson * Gary Payton * Michael Redd * Oscar Robertson * Glenn Robinson * Mo Williams * Brian Winters
Retired Numbers1 * 2 * 4 * 14 * 16 * 32 * 33
Hall of FamersKareem Abdul-Jabbar * Nate Archibald * Dave Cowens * Wayne Embry * Alex English * Bob Lanier * Moses Malone * Oscar Robertson
NBA Championships (1)1971
MascotBango
MediaTV: FSN Wisconsin * Radio: WTMJ-AM * Announcers: Jim Paschke * Jon McGlocklin * Ted Davis * Dennis Krause

Washington Wizards

The FranchiseFranchise * Expansion Draft * Head coaches * Seasons * Current season
ArenasInternational Amphitheatre * Chicago Coliseum * Baltimore Civic Center * Cole Field House * Capital Centre/US Airways Arena * Verizon Center
CoachesPollard * McMahon * Leonard * Jeannette * Seymour * Farmer * Jeannette * Shue * Jones * Motta * Shue * Loughery * Unseld * Lynam * Staak * Bickerstaff * Brovelli * Heard * Walker * Hamilton * Collins * Jordan * Tapscott * Saunders
D-League AffiliateDakota Wizards
AdministrationTed Leonsis (Owner) * Ernie Grunfeld (President & GM of Basketball Ops.) * Flip Saunders (Head Coach)
Important FiguresGilbert Arenas * Walt Bellamy * Muggsy Bogues * Manute Bol * Kwame Brown * Caron Butler * Rex Chapman * Calbert Cheaney * Phil Chenier * Bob Dandridge * Terry Dischinger * Pervis Ellison * Bob Ferry * Harvey Grant * Kevin Grevey * Tom Gugliotta * Richard Hamilton * Elvin Hayes * Johnny Holliday * Juwan Howard * Antawn Jamison * Gus Johnson * Michael Jordan * Bernard King * Mitch Kupchak * Jeff Malone * Earl Monroe * Gheorghe Muresan * Charles Oakley * Mel Proctor * Jeff Ruland * Scott Skiles * Charlie Slowes * Rod Strickland * Otis Thorpe * Wes Unseld * Ben Wallace * Rasheed Wallace * Chris Webber
Retired Numbers10 * 11 * 25 * 41
NBA Championships (1)1978
RivalsCleveland Cavaliers * New Jersey Nets * New York Knicks * Philadelphia 76ers
Culture and loreWes Unseld * 1975 championship upset * It ain't over 'til the fat lady sings * The Big E * Abe Pollin * Washington Bullets * Earl the Pearl * The Phone Booth * Agent Zero * Hibachi * Deshawn Stevenson * "Soulja Boy (Stevenson) to Jay Z (LeBron James)" * DeShawn Stevenson "diss" * 2008 NBA Playoffs
MediaTV: WDCW * Comcast SportsNet Washington * Comcast Network * Mid-Atlantic Sports Network * Radio: WJFK-FM * Announcers: Steve Buckhantz * Phil Chenier * Dave Johnson * Glenn Consor

1977 NCAA Men's Basketball Consensus All-Americans

First Team
Kent Benson * Otis Birdsong * Phil Ford * Rickey Green * Marques Johnson * Bernard King
Second Team
Greg Ballard * Bill Cartwright * Rod Griffin * Ernie Grunfeld * Phil Hubbard * Butch Lee * Mychal Thompson

1976 Olympic Champions Men's Basketball team - United States

Ford * Sheppard * Dantley * Davis * Buckner * Grunfeld * Carr * May * Armstrong * LaGarde * Hubbard * Kupchak * Coach: Smith

1977 NBA Draft

First RoundKent Benson * Otis Birdsong * Marques Johnson * Greg Ballard * Walter Davis * Kenny Carr * Bernard King * Jack Sikma * Tom LaGarde * Ray Williams * Ernie Grunfeld * Cedric Maxwell * Tate Armstrong * Tree Rollins * Brad Davis * Rickey Green * Bo Ellis * Wesley Cox * Rich Laurel * Glenn Mosley * Anthony Roberts * Norm Nixon
Second RoundMike Glenn * Larry Johnson * Wilson Washington * Glen Gondrezick * Glenn Williams * Kim Anderson * Alonzo Bradley * Steve Sheppard * Eddie Owens * Toby Knight * Eddie Jordan * Larry Moffett * Mark Landsberger * Ben Poquette * Jeff Wilkins * Ricky Love * Phil Walker * Robert Reid * T. R. Dunn * Bob Elliott * Herm Harris * Essie Hollis



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