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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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Whatever Happened To... Wayne See
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.

By Steve Ayers February 11, 2008