Dolph Schayes

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 1963, file photo, Syracuse Nationals' Dolph Schayes poses at New York's Madison Square Garden shortly before playing his 1,000th game with St. Louis. Hall of Famer Schayes, a 12-time All-Star who refined the big man's role in the infancy of the National Basketball Association, has died. He was 87. Schayes was diagnosed with terminal cancer six months ago and died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, after being stricken with a severe infection, his son Danny Schayes said. (AP Photo/File)