Nick Weatherspoon


Age: 58


Summary: former basketball player at the University of Illinois who played seven seasons in the NBA and left Illinois after the 1972 and 1973 season as the school's career scoring leader with 1,481 points (still the 10th best in Illini history), who was a member of the NBA's all-rookie team in 1973 and 1974, where he played for Washington, Seattle, Chicago, and San Diego but who had his best season for San Diego in 1978 and 1979, averaging 13.8 pints in 82 games.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: July 20, 1950


Died: October 17, 2008


Location: Canton, Ohio