Basketball legend Willis Reed, who played for the New York Knicks and helped lead the team to two championships, passed away at the age of 80 on Tuesday. The news has left the NBA community mourning and sharing their condolences.
Former Lakers star Magic Johnson took to Twitter to pay his respects, calling Reed a “super nice man” and offering his thoughts and prayers to Reed’s family, teammates, friends, and fans.
Reed is remembered for his iconic performance in Game 7 of the NBA Finals where he played on one leg and helped lead the Knicks to their first NBA title. He will always be remembered as a physical inside presence and a true legend of the game.