Dean (The Dream) Meminger Is Dead at 65

Dean (The Dream) Meminger is dead at 65
New York playground legend Dean (The Dream) Meminger, who rose to become a New York Knick but later sank into drugs and hard living, was found dead in a Harlem hotel Friday of what cops said is a possible overdose. He was 65. Meminger, a key …
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