Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Basketball
Inducted: 1983
Country: United States
Born: December 7, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York
Died: October 1985

Max Zaslofsky was a National Basketball League/National Basketball Association (NBL/NBA) star from 1946 to 1956 with the Chicago Stags (1946 to 1950), New York Knicks (1951 to 1953), Baltimore and Milwaukee (1954), and Fort Wayne (1954 David "Pep" Tobey to 1956). In 1971, upon commemoration of the NBA's twenty-fifth anniversary, Zaslofsky was named to the League's Silver Anniversary Team.
Zaslofsky led the NBL in scoring in 1948 (1,007 points with 21.0 game average) and was a first team NBL All Star in 1947, 1948, and 1949. He was an NBA All Star in the League's 1950 premier season.

He joined the Stags following two years in the U.S. Navy and a brief stop at Brooklyn's St. Johns University. When he retired in 1956, Zaslofsky was the third highest scorer in NBA history with 7,990 points. He led the NBL in scoring in 1948 with a 21-point average and was the NBA free-throw champion in 1950 with an 84.3 percentage.
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