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NBA Legend Nate Thurmond Dead At 74

7/16/2016 11:23 AM PDT

NBA Legend Nate Thurmond -- Dead At 74

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NBA legend and Hall of Famer Nate Thurmond has died at the age of 74.

According to reports, the 7-time All Star died in San Francisco Friday after a short battle with leukemia. Thurmond was in the NBA for 14 year seasons, the first 11 were with the San Francisco and Golden State Warriors. 

Thurmond set an NBA milestone in 1974 when he became the first player to record an official quadruple double with points, rebounds, assists and blocks.

Joe Lacob, President of the Warriors released a statement following Nate's death, saying, “We’ve lost one of the most iconic figures in the history of not only our organization, but the NBA in general."

RIP.

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