August 31, 2016

National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) member Geoff Huston will be inducted into the 2016 Brooklyn USA Hall of Fame on October 2.

Huston grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from Canarsie High School. He was drafted by the New York Knicks in the 1979 NBA Draft. He played seven seasons in the NBA before returning to New York to play for the Long Island Knights and New York Whitecaps in the USBL.

Included in the 2016 Brooklyn USA Hall of Fame class are Robert Murphy, Carlton Screen and George Thompson.

After retiring from basketball, Huston became the director of the St. Mary's Recreation Center in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx.

Last year, Huston was inducted into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame. His story was highlighted here.

About the National Basketball Retired Players Association
The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is comprised of former professional basketball players from the NBA, ABA, WNBA and Harlem Globetrotters. It is a 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to develop, implement and advocate a wide array of programs to benefit its members, supporters and the community. The NBRPA was founded in 1992 by basketball legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens and Oscar Robertson. The NBRPA works in direct partnerships with the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. Arnie D. Fielkow is the President and CEO, and the NBRPA Board of Directors includes Chairman of the Board Thurl Bailey, Vice Chairman Dwight Davis, Treasurer Eldridge Recasner, Secretary Nancy Lieberman, Rick Barry, James Donaldson, Mike Glenn, Spencer Haywood, LaRue Martin Jr., David Naves, Johnny Newman and Casey Shaw.