Cliff Robinson, Ex-Uconn Star passed away at the age of 53.
Cliff Robinson the Ex-UConn Star passed away at the age of 53 on Saturday. The cause of death is not revealed at this time. But the former UConn coach Jim Calhoun said “he had a stoke 2 1/2 years back”.
The University of Connecticut Men’s Basketball Team shared their tribute to this legendary Ex-UConn Star through twitter, “The UConn Basketball family mourns the loss of a legendary player and person, Clifford Robinson. Our thoughts and prayers are with Cliff’s family at this difficulty time”.
The UConn Basketball family mourns the loss of a legendary player and person, Clifford Robinson. Our thoughts and prayers are with Cliff’s family at this difficult time 🙏
Rest In Peace, Cliff. pic.twitter.com/Bp6Z5hbVUb
— UConn Men’s Basketball (@UConnMBB) August 29, 2020
In his 18 years NBA career he played 1380 games in 8 NBA seasons and scored on an average 14.2 points and 4.6 rebounds. In 1993 Cliff was the Sixth Man of the year and in 1994 he was selected as an “All-Star”.
Cliff Robinson played for Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors. He is the key player in Portland to reach two NBA finals in 1990 and 1992. He helped a lot to take the Portland as top.
Everyone sharing tribute for this Legendary:
Devastated with the passing of one of the best teammates ever – Clifford Robinson.
Guy absolutely loved to hoop. Never missed practice. Guarded the toughest guy every night and was a walking bucket.
A great dad. Laughed every day.
Res, bro. Rest, Cliffy.🏀❤️🖤 pic.twitter.com/pLBwJdLOyk
— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) August 29, 2020
I’m saddened 😢 to hear about my former teammate @UncleCliffy30
passing away. One of my favorite teammates as we living next door to each other and would just hangout listening to music.
You may be gone but you will never be forgotten my brother 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 #restinpeace pic.twitter.com/KuyYU1g1mR
— Elliot Perry (@elliotlperry) August 29, 2020
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
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Cliff Robinson. Literally, the toughest person I faced in my career- great competitor. I can still hear him calling me Radio Rahim-RIP my brotha. https://t.co/sFc2c663Xq
— Shareef Abdur-Rahim (@ShareefAbdur_R) August 29, 2020