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Merv 'The Magician' passes away


Former Savannah basketball great Merv "The Magician" Jackson has died at the age of 66.

He graduated from Beach High School in 1964 where he won two state championships and was named an All-American. Jackson played for the University of Utah before going on to professional basketball in the ABA.

Jackson is a member of the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame.

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