George Bucci

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George Bucci
Personal information
Born (1953-07-09) July 9, 1953 (age 63)
Cornwall, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Career information
High school Newburgh Free Academy
(Newburgh, New York)
College Manhattan (1972–1975)
NBA draft 1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 52nd overall
Selected by the Buffalo Braves
Playing career 1975–1992
Position Guard
Career history
1975–1976 New York Nets
1977–1984 Mens Sana Siena
1985–1990 Fortitudo Bologna
1990–1991 RB Montecatini Terme
1991–1992 Mens Sana Siena

George P. "The King" Bucci Jr. (born July 9, 1953) is a retired American basketball player.

He played collegiately for the Manhattan College.

He was selected by the Buffalo Braves in the 3rd round (52nd pick overall) of the 1975 NBA draft and by the New York Nets in the 1975 ABA Draft.

He played for the New York Nets (1975–76) in the ABA for 33 games, Nets won the ABA championship that season.

From 1977 until 1992 he played in the Lega Basket Serie A

In the 1990s he was elected to political office, as councilman and later supervisor of the Town of Newburgh, New York.

His uncle, Paul, resides in Wildwood, Florida.

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