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Dick McGuire's legacy does his talking

Knicks Hall of Famer preferred to fly under radar, setting standard for unselfishness

Updated: February 4, 2011, 9:45 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Dick McGuire would have loved Landry Fields, that much is true. McGuire's son, Scott, saw Fields at the pre-draft Portsmouth Invitational, appreciated his quiet and intangible grace, and told his fellow New York Knicks scouts that the less they said about the Stanford kid the better.

Dick would have embraced that approach, too. As the silent heartbeat of the Knicks for more than 50 years, and as the polar opposite of his brother, Al, who blustered his way through a dramatic coaching and ...

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