Sidney "Sonny" Hertzberg (July 29, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York, USA – July 24, 2005 in Woodmere, New York) was a former pro Basketball player. He was a member of the original New York, playing for them in 1946/1947 and 1947/1948. He later became the leading scorer of the Boston Celtics in 1949/1950.
Hertzberg had a stellar career at City College, where he was a teammate of longtime Knicks coach Red Holzman. The 5-foot-9 guard scored a team-high 14 points in the Knicks' first home game in 1946. He later was a scout and assistant coach for the Knicks. After ending his basketball career at the age of 28, Hertzberg went on to become managing director of Bear Stearns, an investment banking and brokerage firm.
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