Harry Boykoff Inducted in 1997

Player Inducted in 1997
Harry Boykoff Harry Boykoff, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 1997
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Harry J. Boykoff (July 24, 1922 – February 20, 2001) a Brooklyn native played high school basketball for Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, and college basketball for St. John's University (1942–1943, 1945–1947), where he was an All-American three years in a row.

Professionally he played for the Waterloo Hawks (1949–50), Boston Celtics (1950-51), and Tri-Cities Blackhawks (1950–51) in the National Basketball Association for a total of 109 games. While playing for the Celtics, he was the highest-paid NBA player, at around $15,000 per year.

Career highlights Consensus first-team All-American (1943), Second-team All-American – True (1946), and National Invitation Tournament MVP (1943).