Anthony Mason, a fearless, power-forward who represented the New York Knicks’ physical style of play during the 1990s has died Saturday morning according to a report by The New York Daily News. He was 48 years old.
Earlier in February, he suffered a massive heart attack that left him in critical condition.
The 6’ 8”, 265 pound power-forward was known for his fearless defense, rebounding, and inside scoring. During the 1995-96 season Mason started and played in all 82 games and averaged 14.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. He was on the court all the time and averaged 42.2 minutes per game that year. There's no doubt he will be missed.
YouTube user created this highlight reel 2010, but it will definitely give you an idea of the type of player Anthony Mason was during the highlight of his career with the New York Knicks.