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27Speaks: Killer Bee Legend Inducted Into Basketball Hall of Fame

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Carl Johnson was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday in Glens Falls.  RON ESPOSITO

Carl Johnson was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday in Glens Falls. RON ESPOSITO

27Speaks on Apr 6, 2023

Carl Johnson was a point guard for the Bridgehampton boys basketball team when it won three state championships in a row from 1978 to 1980. He went on to lead the Killer Bees to four more state championships as head coach, and last month was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Glens Falls, inside the same arena where his teams won all seven of their state titles. This week, Johnson joins the editors along with former player Nick Thomas to discuss their careers, what it was like to play basketball in Bridgehampton and which players make up the all-time Killer Bees starting five.

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