Bob Lanier:- he was the most popular American former basketball player of the 70s & 80s in America. He died now and he was 73 years old. His family shares this heartbreaking news with his fans on social media. There are too many fans who are praying for him. To get more about him read this blog to the end of the page.
Who Was Bob Lanier?
He was an American former basketball player for Detroit Pistons and the Milwaukee Bucks. He was born on 10th September 1948 and he died on 10th May 2022 at the age of 73. During his time with the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, he competed against giants like Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Willis Reed. A 6-foot-11, 250-pound center, Lanier excelled in an era that included Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Nate Thurmond, and Wes Unseld.
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— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 11, 2022
What Was the Death Of Cause Of Bob?
He was 73 years old when he died and according to the news source he suffers from some serious health issues. On 10th May 2022, he died at 73. This is the most heartbreaking news for his all fans that he is no more. He was the most popular player of 70s & 80s basketball in America.
More About Bob Banier Career & Basketball
After Bill Laimbeer, the Pistons’ center, riled Mich Lanier under the boards at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Lanier retaliated with a left hook that broke Laimbeer’s nose early in the 1983-84 season, his final as a player. In addition to a $5,000 fine, Lanier’s No. 16 jersey was not retired by the Pistons until 1993 because of the incident. He was retired in 1984. In his first season as a Piston, Lanier shared time at the center with Otto Moore. In his second season, as a full-time starter, Lanier averaged 25.7 points and 14.2 rebounds a game, making him one of the top 10 players in the NBA in both of those categories.