Tuesday, 26 October, 2021


Cliff Robinson, ‘Survivor’ Contestant and NBA All-Star, Dies at 53

Mo Williams Cliff Robinson are posing for Tom Lynn Milwaukee Journal Sentinel KRT Cliff Robinson has died at 53
Noah Ferguson | 29 August, 2020, 21:41

Cliff Robinson, who played two seasons with the Detroit Pistons during an National Basketball Association career that spanned 18 years, has died.

The cause of death has not been given, but Robinson had recently experienced several issues with his health.

According to ESPN, His streak of 461 consecutive games played with the Trail Blazers still stands as a franchise record, and Robinson still ranks among the team's all-time leaders in blocks (2nd), points (5th), games played (5th), steals (6th), 3-pointers (7th) and rebounds (10th).

Stars from around the league and Robinson's former teams paid their respects on social media Saturday morning.

The University said, "The UConn Basketball family mourns the loss of a legendary player and person, Clifford Robinson".

After a stellar four-year college career with UConn, Robinson was drafted by Portland in the second round of the 1989 NBA Draft.

"He was our first great player. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of "Uncle Cliffy" during this hard time". Robinson was named an All-Star with the team in 1994. The University of CT, where Robinson was a star player, issued a statement on his passing. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Cliff's family & loved ones.

Below, you can see what fans had to say about the former player.

"Clifford was the consummate professional who loved the game and played with an incredible sense of both joy and intensity during his outstanding 18-year career, including two seasons with the Warriors", Golden State said.

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