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Remembering Willis Reed (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-03-24

Duration: 00:04:56

Subjects: Reed, Willis, 1942- | Basketball players | Sports


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Reed, Gayle Interviewee
  • Willis, Howard Interviewee
  • Malone, Karl Interviewee


This segment from the March 24, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s remembrance of Willis Reed, who has died at age 80. Reed, a native of Bernice, played college basketball at Grambling State University from 1961-1964 and professional basketball for the New York Knicks from 1964-1974.