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NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

NBA tremendous Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain & was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.

The Golden State Warriors announced the death of one of the team's most respected players less than a month after they lost the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games. Both franchises previously retired the Akron, Ohio, native's No. 42.

Thurmond played 11 of his 14 seasons with the Warriors & retired after the 1976-1977 season, one year after leading the ''Miracle'' Cavaliers to an improbable trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

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NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

NBA tremendous Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain & was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.

The Golden State Warriors announced the death of one of the team's most respected players less than a month after they lost the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games. Both franchises previously retired the Akron, Ohio, native's No. 42.

Thurmond played 11 of his 14 seasons with the Warriors & retired after the 1976-1977 season, one year after leading the ''Miracle'' Cavaliers to an improbable trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

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NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

NBA tremendous Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain & was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.

The Golden State Warriors announced the death of one of the team's most respected players less than a month after they lost the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games. Both franchises previously retired the Akron, Ohio, native's No. 42.

Thurmond played 11 of his 14 seasons with the Warriors & retired after the 1976-1977 season, one year after leading the ''Miracle'' Cavaliers to an improbable trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

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NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

NBA tremendous Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain & was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.

The Golden State Warriors announced the death of one of the team's most respected players less than a month after they lost the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games. Both franchises previously retired the Akron, Ohio, native's No. 42.

Thurmond played 11 of his 14 seasons with the Warriors & retired after the 1976-1977 season, one year after leading the ''Miracle'' Cavaliers to an improbable trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

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NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

NBA tremendous Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain & was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.

The Golden State Warriors announced the death of one of the team's most respected players less than a month after they lost the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games. Both franchises previously retired the Akron, Ohio, native's No. 42.

Thurmond played 11 of his 14 seasons with the Warriors & retired after the 1976-1977 season, one year after leading the ''Miracle'' Cavaliers to an improbable trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

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NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

NBA tremendous Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain & was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.

The Golden State Warriors announced the death of one of the team's most respected players less than a month after they lost the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games. Both franchises previously retired the Akron, Ohio, native's No. 42.

Thurmond played 11 of his 14 seasons with the Warriors & retired after the 1976-1977 season, one year after leading the ''Miracle'' Cavaliers to an improbable trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

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Jack's jumper completes rally, Nets beat Clippers 102-100

Jack's jumper completes rally, Nets beat Clippers 102-100

NEW YORK (AP) — Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.3 seconds left, & the Brooklyn Nets used a late rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-100 on Monday night.

The Nets ended a seven-game home losing streak by erasing a nine-point deficit in the final 1:35, getting two 3-pointers from Alan Anderson – one a four-point play – one from Joe Johnson & another from Deron Williams in his return from an 11-game absence.

But they went to Jack for their final possession after Chris Paul's layup tied it at 100 with 8.6 seconds to go. Jack dribbled right & lofted a jumper over 6-foot-11 center DeAndre Jordan, who had switched onto him.

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