Buffalo native, former NBA star Cliff Robinson dies at 53

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-29 12:26:50-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Cliff Robinson, a Buffalo native, Riverside High School graduate and 18-year NBA veteran has died at the age of 53.

UConn Men's basketball announced Robinson's death Saturday morning.

Robinson, who was inducted into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame in 2009, attended college at UConn after graduating from Riverside High School. He was drafted in the second round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers.

Robinson played 18 seasons in the NBA, beginning his career with the Trail Blazers and finishing his career with the New Jersey Nets.