Reed's strong outside jump shot and physical inside game led him to becoming a two-time All-American. He led Louisiana's Grambling State University to the 1961 NAIA Championship. Despite recurring injuries during his pro career, his determination powered the New York Knicks to the 1970 and 1973 NBA Championships. He was a seven-time NBA All-Star and named the NBA MVP in 1970.
Formerly Vice President of Basketball Operations, New Orleans Hornets Vice President of Basketball Operations, New Orleans Hornets.
Passed March 21, 2023 at 80 years old.