Frederick "Curly" Neal was an American basketball player who played with the Harlem Globetrotters. Following in the footsteps of Marques Haynes, Neal became the Trotters' featured ballhandler, a key role in the team's exhibition act.
|Born:||May 19, 1942, Greensboro, North Carolina|
|Died:||March 26, 2020, Houston, Texas|
|Listed height:||6 ft 1 in|
|Listed weight:||162 lb|
|College:||Johnson C. Smith (1959–1963)|
|NBA draft:||Round / Pick|
|IMDb:||Curly Neal's IMDb|
About Fred Neal
Harlem Globetrotter who was instantly recognizable by his shaved head.
He was an outstanding shooter at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, leading his team to the CIAA title.
His jersey number 22 was retired by the Globetrotters, the fifth player to receive the honor.
He had one daughter with his wife Rose Neal.
Like Curly, Wilt Chamberlain also had his number retired by the Harlem Globetrotters.
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