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Cornelius Lance Hawkins (July 17, 1942 – October 6, 2017) was an American American Basketball League, National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association player, Harlem Globetrotter, Harlem Wizard and New York City playground legend. It was on the New York City courts that he earned his nickname The Hawk.

Hawkins was born in Brooklyn, New York. He studied at Iowa State University.

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