Former Portland Trail Blazers star Cliff Robinson dies at 53
DETROIT Former Portland Trail Blazers star Cliff Robinson has died. Robinsons death was confirmed by the UConn Huskies on Saturday. He played for the Detroit Pistons from 2001 to 2003. In addition to playing for the Detroit Pistons and Portland Trail Blazers, he was also with the Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors and New Jersey Nets during that period. DETAILS: Ex-UConn star, top NBA sixth man Cliff Robinson dies at 53Read More: Sports NewsThe basketball community has lost a Legend.
Cliff Robinson, ex-UConn star, top NBA 6th man, dies at 53
Cliff Robinson guided UConn out from the bottom and almost helped take the Portland Trail Blazers to the top. Robinson helped the Blazers reach the NBA Finals in 1990 and 1992. RIP Clifford Robinson - some of my earliest memories of NBA basketball were of you as the lifeblood to those early/mid 90s Blazers teams. As a player coming in, heres this guy playing on TV for the Trail Blazers, watching him play, watching UConn being mentioned. Besides the Blazers, Robinson also played for Phoenix, Detroit, Golden State and the Nets.