Friday, May 15, 2009

Former NBA and NCAA star Wayman Tisdale dies at the age of 44

Sad news from the world of basketball today as former three-time All-American at Oklahoma Wayman Tisdale passed away today at the age of 44 after a two year battle with cancer. Tisdale also played in the NBA for the Suns, Kings and Pacers, averaging 15.3 PPG in his career.

Aside from his collegiate and professional basketball successes, which also included a 1984 Olympic Gold Medal, Tisdale was also an accomplished jazz musician with several albums on the Billboard charts.

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