NBA news: Obituaries
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and Lakers' player during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Gene Conley, one of the only players in history to win championships in two major professional sports, has died. He was 86.
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Former NBA player Darrall Imhoff passed away at age 78 of a heart attack. Imhoff played for the Knicks, Pistons, Lakers, Sixers, Royals and Trail Blazers.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons' "Bad Boys" championship teams, died Thursday at age 91.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
George Irvine, who coached nearly 200 games for the Indiana Pacers in the 1980s before working in the front office, has died after battling cancer. He was 69.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Toby Kimball, who starred for the University of Connecticut and played for nine seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 74.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Chicago Bulls longtime executive Jerry Krause, the architect of Chicago’s six NBA Championship teams, has passed away at the age of 77.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Dave Stallworth, a key member of the Knicks’ 1970 NBA championship team, died Wednesday night. He was 75.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Former Syracuse University and Boston Celtics center Fab Melo has died in his native Brazil, military police said Sunday. He was 26.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Charles Shackleford, a North Carolina State basketball star in the 1980s who spent six seasons in the NBA, was found dead in his home Friday. He was 50.