February 12, 2008
In 1949, following his graduation from what was Arizona State Teachers College, now Northern Arizona University, See signed a contract for $5,200 a year to play professional basketball for the Waterloo Hawks of the fledgling National Basketball Association.
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Camp Verde Coach Wayne See was first Arizonan to play in NBA
At 84, Wayne See has seen a lot of changes. He was born in Camp Verde in 1923, back when there was one general store, four telephones and the roads in and out were dirt.