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FORMER TRAIL BLAZER STAR IS 57 TODAY

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Charles Linwood "Buck" Williams was born
in
Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

On June 24, 1989, the Nets traded Buck Williams to
the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Sam Bowie
and a draft pick. During his stay with the Blazers, Buck
became an assistant coach. He spent seven seasons
with the Trail Blazers where he remains the franchise
leader in field goal percentage (55.0%). He then went
to the New York Knicks in 1996 and announced his
retirement from the NBA in 1999.

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PAST EVENTS THAT MADE NEWS

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BRIAN THOMAS

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Michael Jeffrey Jordan is 55 years old today.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Billy Graham in the 1930’s.

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William Franklin
"Billy" Graham, Jr. is 98 today. 

Billy Graham has appeared on Gallup’s list of most admired men and women
55 times since 1955 and is regarded as "America’s pastor."

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HIGHLIGHTING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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ROSS SIMPSON

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BELOVED NBA FIGURE HAS DIED AT 74


Known to his many fans as "Nate the Great". 


Nathaniel "Nate" Thurmond (July 25, 1941 – July 16, 2016)

(FofNews) – NBA great Nate Thurmond died Saturday after a short battle
with leukemia. The seven-time All-Star center’s death came a month after
two of his former teams, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State
Warriors, met in the NBA Finals. Both franchises have retired Thurmond’s
number 42 jersey.

          

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