Danny Biasone

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Daniel "Danny" Biasone (born February 22, 1909 in Miglianico near Chieti , Italy ; † May 25, 1992 in Syracuse , New York ) was an American entrepreneur and former owner of the basketball team of the Syracuse Nationals (now the Philadelphia 76ers). Biasone owned the Nationals until 1963 and then sold them to Irv Kosloff .

Biasone is considered to be the inventor of the throwing clock , the introduction of which heralded the era of modern basketball. On October 13, 2000, he was posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a " contributor ".

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  1. ON PRO BASKETBALL; Biasone as Visionary Is NBA Loss
  2. ^ The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame :: Danny Biasone. In: hoophall.com. Retrieved July 3, 2020 .