Andrew Joseph "Fuzzy" Levane Inducted in 1991

Player Inducted in 1991
Fuzzy Levane Andrew Joseph
Photo credit: (NBL-Peach Basketball Society)
Andrew Joseph "Fuzzy" Levane (April 11, 1920 – April 30, 2012) attended James Madison High School in Brooklyn, NY where he was a star player. He played collegiately at St. John's University. He spent three years in the NBA and its predecessor league, the Basketball Association of America, playing for the Rochester Royals, the Syracuse Nationals, and the Milwaukee Hawks. In his final year with the Hawks, he was a player-coach. Levane coached the Hawks for one additional season, then coached the New York Knickerbockers. He returned to the Hawks, now playing in St. Louis, for a final season in 1962.

As a player 1945-1949 Rochester Royals, 1949-1950 Syracuse Nationals, 1951-1952 Elmira Colonels, and 1952-1953 Milwaukee Hawks. As a coach 1952-1954 Milwaukee Hawks, 1958-1960 New York Knicks, and 1961-1962 St Louis Hawks. He was named NBL champion (1946) and Haggerty Award winner (1943).