You Can Play Some 1-on-1 at NBA Legend Walter “Clyde” Frazier’s Restaurant in NYC

What would you do after retiring form an epic, decorated and legendary career in the National Basketball Association?  How about getting inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987, become a color commentator for the NBA’s New York Knicks, and then get into the restaurant business?  That’s exactly what Walt “Clyde” Frazier did, now with the opening of his restaurant, Fraizer’s Wine and Dine in New York City, designed by Morphosis Architects.  Frazier, now 67, famous in his day not only as an athlete, but as a flamboyant dresser, earned the nickname “Clyde” after the snazzy-dressed protagonist of the 1967 movie Bonnie and Clyde (a personal favorite film of mine), and the restaurant seems to really fit his style.  It even has a  foul-shooting basketball court at one end of the bar.  I was immediately sold!

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