Lionel Malamed

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Lionel Malamed (November 15, 1924–September 17, 1989) was an American professional basketball player.

A 5'9" guard from the City College of New York, Lionel played one season (1948–49) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Indianapolis Jets and Rochester Royals. He averaged 5.9 points in 44 games.[1]

Malamed later worked in Wall Street and served as vice president of Herbert Young & Company. He died of a heart attack at the age of 65. He was survived by his wife and two sons.[2]

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  2. ^ Obituary from The New York Times.