George Bruns (basketball)

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George William Bruns (born August 30, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York City) is a retired American basketball player.

He played collegiately for Manhattan College graduating in 1966.[1]

He played for the New York Nets (1972–73) in the ABA for 13 games.

Bruns was also a teacher and head basketball and baseball coach at Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in East Elmhurst, Queens, New York. His 1971 McClancy Crusaders team went to the NY CHSAA City Championships only to lose to LaSalle Academy in the City finals played at Rose Hill at Fordham.

Bruns is currently the boys high school varsity basketball coach at Manhasset High School, Manhasset, New York. He recently led the team to the Nassau County Championship during the 2010–2011 season.

He is also on the faculty of Nassau Community College where he teaches math and has coached basketball at the collegiate level.


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