Cliff Robinson Death : NBA All-Star Athlete Dies at 53
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Cliff Robinson, an All-Star athlete who played 18 seasons in the NBA, has died at the age of 53., according to a statement posted online on Aug. 29, 2020.
Who is Cliff Robinson ?
Clifford Ralph Robinson was an American professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
he played the first eight seasons of his career with the Portland Trail Blazers, followed by stints with the Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, and New Jersey Nets. Robinson received the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award in 1993 and was selected as an All-Star in 1994. He played college basketball for the UConn Huskies. According his profile on Wikipedia.
RIP Cliff Robinson. The Portland Trail Blazers from 1989 to 1992 were one of the best teams to never win a championship. It’s hard to believe Cliff, Jerome Kersey and Kevin Duckworth are gone. pic.twitter.com/JVlf9yLIXr
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) August 29, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
I’m heartbroken to look back at this moment. Cliff Robinson was so important to his #Blazers teams and I always enjoyed competing against him. Another brother who left us long before his time. You’ll be missed, Uncle Cliffy. RIP @UncleCliffy30 @trailblazers pic.twitter.com/bA2HWpM8iv
— Scottie Pippen (@ScottiePippen) August 29, 2020
Cliff Robinson is also one of 3 players (w/ Sheed & Dirk) in NBA history with more than 1,000 3PTS, BLKS & STLS.
Best Game: 50 PTS (17/26 FG)
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) August 29, 2020
We are saddened to learn that #Survivor (and NBA) legend Cliff Robinson has died at 53, confirmed by news sources.
“Uncle Cliffy” was an instrumental part of making Season 28: Cagayan as good as it was. He was also the first former NBA player on the show. pic.twitter.com/5Jkh3TRPEk
— Survivor Reddit (@Survivor_Reddit) August 29, 2020
It’s not what Cliff Robinson did for UConn. It’s what he did for Connecticut.
I was 14 when he led UConn to the NIT title. As he grew the profile of the program, he grew the pride people had in their state. He showed how college sports can be a force for tremendous good. https://t.co/7WnJPLdIUa
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) August 29, 2020
Another passing…Cliff Robinson played 18 seasons in the NBA. His best years were with Portland and he played a couple of years with my Pistons, he was a star in college at Connecticut. Robinson had faced a number of health challenges since leaving the NBA. He was 53. pic.twitter.com/wNCXOtJNv2
— Ed Gordon (@EdLGordon) August 29, 2020
Oh man, I was a big Cliff Robinson fan as a kid. I liked him because he went to UCONN, but even more so because he was a fun-to-watch NBA player that felt perpetually underrated. And of course, the headband …
Way too young … https://t.co/9tenOWged1
— Danny Baram (@DannyBaram) August 29, 2020
Christine Erazmus wrote
Condolences to his family …remmy watch him play in college and NBA great player
Robin Wilson wrote
Our community in Buffalo NY where Cliff spent his early years are very heart broken prayers to his family!
Daniel L. Holtz wrote
You were a good one Cliff. Thanks for your time spent in Detroit. I treasure those memories when it was fun to watch the Pistons.
Igor Walez wrote
Loved him when I was growing up. He was one of my favorite players .
Narin G-Ian wrote
Life is everyday battle since the moment we come to this world. Sometimes we win, sometimes we loose. It’s always too sad when ones loose their battle at this young age. RIP to those who left us these days..
Lamoni Green wrote
My heart goes out to his family and friends that’s a person love Rest in peace
Hannah Chege wrote
Surely one is promised tomorrow and that no one knows how and when one shall depart from this cruel world. Repent and believe in true gospel of Jesus Christ work on cross. Death is not the end for those who dies in Christ.