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Former NY Knicks, Anthony Mason Passes Away, Age 48

anthony-masonAnthony Mason, the power forward from the gritty  New York Knicks squad of the mid-90s, died early Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the age of 48. Mason, who grew up in Queens, never recovered from a massive Feb. 11 heart attack.

“As you all would expect, our father — Big Mase — put up an incredible fight, dealing with severe heart issues,” read a message from his son Anthony Jr. “Overnight, New York City and the world lost a legend, a friend, a brother…but more than anything, our father Anthony Mason.”

Our condolences go out to Anthony Mason’s friends and family.


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