Ernest Grunfeld was born April 24, 1955.

Grunfeld is the current general manager of the Washington Wizards after serving the same role with the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks.

Grunfeld play in the NBA, as well, putting together a 10-year career with the Milwaukee Bucks, Kansas City Kings and New York Knicks.

As general manager of the Knicks, he led the team to two NBA Finals appearances.

As a college player, Grunfeld was Tennessee's all-time leading scorer until Allan Houston broke his record. He helped the U.S. win a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

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