|Born||October 26, 1921|
|Died||May 16, 2000(aged 78)|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||New Utrecht (Brooklyn, New York)|
|1945–1946||New York Gothams|
|1947||New York Knicks|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Frido Frey (October 26, 1921 – May 16, 2000) was an American basketball player. A 6'2" forward, he was the first German-born player in the National Basketball Association (then the Basketball Association of America).
Frey attended New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, where he served as captain of his basketball team. Art Modell described him as "one of the best high-school basketball players in the city". Frey then played basketball at Long Island University and with the Manhattan Beach Coast Guard. He played 23 regular season games for the New York Knicks during the 1946–47 BAA season and scored 88 points.
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- "Foreign firsts". Houston Chronicle. 23 June 2002.
- Art Modell. "Modell destined to own a team; His football dream grew up in Brooklyn". The Plain Dealer. 11 October 1992.
- "Manhattan Beach Five wins". New York Times. 4 February 1943.
- Frido Frey. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 10 December 2007.