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On this Date 1997 - Remembering HOF Horace "Bones" McKinney

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 05/16/20, 8:45AM EDT

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On this day in history, Horace “Bones” McKinney died in Raleigh at the age of 78.

May 16, 1997 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Horace “Bones” McKinney died in Raleigh at the age of 78.  He was a collegiate player at both North Carolina and N.C. State and spent six years in the NBA before embarking on his successful career as a head coach at both the collegiate and professional basketball levels.  He joined the NCSHOF in 1970.

Horace "Bones" McKinney - NCSHOF