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President Obama campaigns for Ed Markey
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic United States Senate Senate Candidate from Massachusetts, Ed Markey at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston, Massachusetts on June 12, 2013. UPI/Matthew Healey
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Reggie Lewis (November 21, 1965 – July 27, 1993) was an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Boston Celtics from 1987 to 1993.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Lewis attended high school at Dunbar High School, where he played basketball alongside NBA players Muggsy Bogues, David Wingate, and Reggie Williams. The 1981-82 Dunbar Poets finished the season at 29-0 during Lewis' junior season and finished 31-0 during his senior season, and were ranked first in the nation by USA Today. Lewis attended Northeastern University in Boston. His uniform number was retired and hangs in tribute in Matthews Arena (the Celtics' original home arena in 1946).

He averaged 20.8 points per game in each of his last two seasons with the Celtics, and finished with a career average of 17.6 points per contest.

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