NBRPA mourns the passing of Bob Boozer

May 21, 2012

NBRPA Member Bob Boozer, the No. 1 overall pick in the 1959 NBA Draft, died on May 19 of a brain aneurysm. He was 75.

Boozer is survived by his wife, Ella, who said her husband died Saturday afternoon in an Omaha hospital. He had become ill Friday night while having dinner with friends, she said.

We will post funeral arrangements as they become available. CLICK HERE to read a complete summary of Boozer's career from the Associated Press.