Cliff Robinson, an all-star NBA who played in the league for 18 seasons, passed away. He was 53 years old. Robinson ‘s family said he passed away on Saturday, reported WGRZ.
The cause of death has not been revealed. In 2017, he was hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage. He suffered a stroke in March 2017 that paralyzed the left side of his body, but soon recovered much of his arm and leg movement. He also had a tumor removed from his jaw in March 2018, according to 247 Sports.
Robinson was drafted by the Portland Trailblazers in 1989, where he played for 8 seasons and even made the NBA Finals.
He also played for Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors and New Jersey Nets. In 1993, he won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award and was an All-Star in 1994.
Robinson career:— Clevis Murray (@ClevisMurray) August 29, 2020
• 2x member of the NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2000, 2002).
• 1993 NBA Sixth Man of the Year.
• 2009 inductee into the Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame.
• Member of UConn’s All-Decade team.
• No. 00 jersey retired by Huskies.
Cliff Robinson is also one of 3 players (w/ Sheed & Dirk) in NBA history with more than 1,000 3PTS, BLKS & STLS.— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) August 29, 2020
Best Game: 50 PTS (17/26 FG)