Richard Joseph "Dick" McGuire (born January 25, 1926 in Huntington, New York) is a former pro basketball player. One of the premier guards of the 1950s, McGuire spent eleven seasons in the NBA (1949-60), eight with the New York Knicks and three with the Detroit Pistons. He has been an NBA Allstar seven times (1951,'52, '54-'56, '58, '59). McGuire became player/coach for the Pistons in his last season 59/60, and coached them until 1963. He also coaching the Knicks for three seasons, beginning in 1965. He compiled a 197-260 coaching record.