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“Attacking the Rim”—A Conversation with NBA Hall of Famer and former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing ’66

Maxwell Hall, Maxwell Auditorium

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The Maxwell School of Syracuse University is proud to welcome NBA Hall of Famer and former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing ’66 B.A. (Econ), H’06 at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, for a discussion that will touch on many of the themes in his 2020 autobiography “Attacking the Rim: My Journey from NBA Legend to Business Leader to Big-City Mayor to Mentor.” 

Renewing Democratic Community Lecture Series Presents:
“Attacking the Rim”
A Conversation with Dave Bing ’66

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The moderated discussion will be held in the Maxwell School Auditorium. Free and open to the public, it will be followed by a reception where attendees will have an opportunity to meet Bing.

Bing’s talk is part of the Renewing Democratic Community Speaker Series that celebrates the creation of the Hicker Family Professorship with a generous gift from Bing’s former Orange teammate, George Hicker ’68 B.A. (PSc), and his wife, Kathy. Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science and the inaugural Hicker Family Professor in Renewing Democratic Community, will moderate the 90-minute discussion.

Copies of Bing’s book will be available for purchase at the event.

Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, Feb. 15. Parking is available at Irving Garage.


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