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Andrew Levane

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Nationality  American
Pro career  1945–1953
Weight  86 kg
College  St. John's (1940–1943)
Height  1.88 m

Listed weight  190 lb (86 kg)
Role  Basketball Player
Listed height  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Name  Andrew Levane
Education  St. John's University
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Born  April 11, 1920 Brooklyn, New York (1920-04-11)
High school  James Madison (Brooklyn, New York)
Died  April 30, 2012, Irmo, South Carolina, United States
Position  Small forward, Shooting guard

Andrew Joseph "Fuzzy" Levane (April 11, 1920 – April 30, 2012) was a basketball player and coach. A 6'2" guard, he played collegiately at St. John's University. He spent three years in the NBA and its predecessor league, the Basketball Association of America, playing for the Rochester Royals, the Syracuse Nationals and the Milwaukee Hawks. In his final year with the Hawks he was a player-coach.

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Levane coached the Hawks for one additional season, then coached the New York Knickerbockers. He returned to the Hawks, now playing in St. Louis, for a final season in 1962.

Levane's son, Neil, a.k.a. Fuzzy, was a basketball star at Great Neck South high school on Long Island, New York from 1963 to 1967. Following his senior season, he was listed as a fifth-team Parade Magazine All-American. After playing for a year on the freshmen team at the University of Houston, he transferred to St. John's University in Queens where he played from 1968–70.{

Andrew Levane died April 30, 2012, of heart failure, at the age of 92.

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