The City Game

New York’s Greatest High School Hoops Stars

** Chris Mullin, 6-6, Forward, Xaverian (1979-81). Mullin began his high school career at Power Memorial, but transferred as a junior to Xaverian of Brooklyn, where he became a shooting star. Mullin led Xaverian to a New York State Federation Championship in 1981 and was voted Most Valuable Player of that tournament. Mo, as his friends and teammates still call him, averaged 25 points and 12 rebounds per game during his career at Xaverian, and 30 points and 14 rebounds per game during his senior year. As a junior and senior, Mullin was named to All-American teams by McDonald's, Parade Magazine, and Eastern Basketball. As a senior, Mullin was recognized by the Hertz Company as the number one high school athlete in New York State.

** Kevin Joyce, 6-2, Guard/Forward, Archbishop Molloy (1965-69). Nicknamed "the White Tornado," Joyce was first-team All-City in his junior and senior seasons. As a senior, he averaged 33 points and 18 boards per game in helping legendary coach Jack Curran earn his first city championship. Known for working harder than anybody else at both ends of the floor.

** Honorable Mentions: Phil Sellers (6-4, Forward/ Center, Thomas Jefferson, 1968-72); Roger Brown (6-5, Forward, Wingate, 1956- 1960); Butch Lee (6-0, Guard, DeWitt Clinton, 1970-74); Billy Cunningham (6-5, Forward, Erasmus Hall, 1957-61); Dean "the Dream" Meminger (6-1, Guard, Rice, 1963-67).

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