Born December 6, 1933 Boris Nachamkin played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1955-1955. Boris Alexander Nachamkin was an American former professional basketball player. Nachamkin was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Russian immigrants, and was Jewish. He played basketball for Thomas Jefferson High School. He then played college basketball for the New York University Violets men's basketball team.