Al Cervi

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Basketball player
Al Cervi
Player information
Full name Alfred Nicholas Cervi
birthday February 12, 1917
place of birth Buffalo , United States
date of death November 9, 2009
Place of death Rochester , United States
size 180 cm
position Point Guard /
Shooting Guard
Clubs as active
1937–1938 Buffalo bison 1945–1949 Rochester Royals 1949–1953 Syracuse NationalsUnited StatesUnited States
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Alfred Nicholas "Al" Cervi (born February 12, 1917 in Buffalo , New York , † November 9, 2009 in Rochester , NY) was an American basketball player and coach.

Between 1937 and 1953 Cervi played in the NBA and the previous NBL league for the team of the Buffalo Bisons (NBL) , Rochester Royals and Syracuse Nationals . Cervi was six feet tall and played in the position of point guard . After his active career he was coach of the Syracuse Nationals and led them to win the 1955 NBA title.

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