Kevin Duckworth

Kevin Duckworth

Kevin Jerome Duckworth (April 1, 1964 – August 25, 2008) was an American professional basketball player at center in the National Basketball Association. A native of Illinois, he played college basketball at Eastern Illinois University before being drafted in 1986 in the second round by the San Antonio Spurs. Before completing his rookie season with the Spurs, he was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers where he spent most of six seasons and was named the NBA's Most Improved Player and a two-time All-Star. After playing with three more teams he retired in 1997 and returned to Oregon where he would later work for the Trail Blazers' organization.

Read more about Kevin Duckworth:  Early Life and Career, All-Star, Decline and Retirement, Post-retirement, Death

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Kevin Duckworth - Death
... Duckworth died of heart failure on August 25, 2008 in Gleneden Beach, Oregon ... Duckworth was in town as part of a Trail Blazers group hosting a free childrens' basketball clinic ... established a memorial scholarship in Duckworth's name for college and professional training for students in Oregon and Southwest Washington ...

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