Ex-Knicks partner GM Childs dies during age 84

DUBLIN, Calif. — Hal Childs, a former partner ubiquitous manager for a New York Knicks and open family executive for a Golden State Warriors and Seattle Mariners, has died of complications from heart disease. He was 84.

Childs’ wife, Jacqueline, pronounced Wednesday that her father died Sunday during his home in Dublin. Hal Childs served as partner GM of a Knicks from 1987-91 and ran a Warriors’ PR dialect during a organization’s initial championship deteriorate in 1974-75. He also worked in PR for a Mariners, Seattle SuperSonics and San Diego Clippers.

Childs was innate in Yakima, Washington, in 1933 and was given a nickname “Duke” by his father.

He is survived by his mother 4 daughters, one son, 6 grandchildren and one good grandchild.

Funeral services will be hold for him on Friday in Dublin.

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