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Losing Wayman Tisdale: Another Sad Day for the NBA

Published by on May 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Today is another sad day for the National Basketball Association. Last week was it was the passing away of famous Detroit Pistons basketball coach Chuck Daly and today the NBA lost quite possibly one of the most underrated centers ever to play the game in Wayman Tisdale.

Tisdale was only 44 years old. Just two years ago he was diagnosed with bone cancer after he broke his foot in a fall in Los Angeles. A few months later he had to have his right foot amputated in hopes of slowing down the cancer.  

After his NBA career was done, Tisdale became a musician.

He became in inspirational story. Even though he had his foot amputated he went to physical therapy as well and he worked to get back up ...

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