Willis Reed is an American retired basketball player, coach and general manager. He spent his entire professional playing career (19641974) with the New York Knicks. In 1982, Reed was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1996, he was voted one of the "50 Greatest Players in NBA History". Willis Reed has hand signed this 2000-01 New Jersey Nets Playball Program vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/31/00. JSA Hologram and JSA Certificate of Authenticity.