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  1. Marvin Barnes, former NBA, ABA player, dies at 62

    A former Providence College teammate says Marvin Barnes, who led the school to the Final Four in 1973 and starred in the old American Basketball Association, has died. He was 62.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  2. Former Portland Trail Blazers center Dale Schlueter dies at 68

    Dale Schlueter, a member of the Portland Trail Blazers for their inaugural 1970-71 season, died Thursday after battling cancer. He was 68.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  3. Former New Jersey Nets owner Lewis Katz dies in plane crash

    Former Nets and Devils owner Lewis Katz was killed along with six other people in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts, his business partner said Sunday. He was 72.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  4. Former NBA coach Dr. Jack Ramsay, who led Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Hall of Fame NBA coach Dr. Jack Ramsay died Monday in Naples, Fla., having battled cancer for more than a decade and a half.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  5. Former All-Star center Sam Lacey dies at 66

    Sam Lacey, a former NBA All-Star center who spent most of his 13-year career with the Kansas City Kings, has died. He was 66.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  6. Connie Dierking, part of Wilt Chamberlain trade, dies at 77

    Connie Dierking, a former University of Cincinnati star and longtime NBA player who was part of the trade that brought Wilt Chamberlain to Philadelphia, has died. He was 77.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  7. Vern Mikkelsen, early Minneapolis Lakers legend, dies at 85

    Vern Mikkelsen, a Hall of Fame basketball player who won four NBA titles with the Minneapolis Lakers, has died. He was 85.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  8. Joe C. Meriweather, former NBA player, dead at 59

    Former NBA player Joe C. Meriweather, who later coached women's basketball at Park University in Missouri, has died in Columbus, Ga. He was 59.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  9. Former New York Knicks player Dean Meminger found dead

    Dean Meminger, the former Marquette guard who played a reserve role on the New York Knicks' 1973 NBA championship team, was found dead Friday in a Manhattan hotel room. He was 65.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  10. Richie Phillips, MLB ump, NBA referee negotiator, dies at 72

    Richie Phillips, a tough-talking Philly lawyer who became a negotiator for Major League Baseball umpires and NBA referees, has died. He was 72.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  11. Longtime NBA referee Greg Willard dies in California at 54

    Greg Willard, a longtime NBA referee who worked more than 1,600 games before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, has died. He was 54.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  12. 23-year-old daughter of Houston Rockets' Kevin McHale dies

    The daughter of Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale has died at 23.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2012
  13. Longtime basketball coach Marv Kessler dies at 82

    Marv Kessler, a wisecracking basketball guru who preached the fundamentals of the game in a half-century career that spanned high school, college and the NBA, has died. He was 82.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  14. Simon Gourdine, former NBA deputy commissioner, dies at 72

    Simon Gourdine, who became deputy commissioner of the NBA in 1974 and went on to work for and lead the players' association in the 1990s, has died. He was 72.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  15. Former Houston Cougars standout Ted Luckenbill dies at 72

    Former University of Houston basketball star Ted Luckenbill, who played in Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game, has died of cancer at the age of 72.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  16. Former Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Chicago Bulls player Orlando Wo...

    Former NBA standout Orlando Woolridge has died at his parents' home in Mansfield, La. He was 52.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012