Years after NBA player Bob Boozer dies of a brain Aneurysm actor, Tom Sizemore, who was famous for his roles in “Saving Private Ryan”, “Blac Hawk Down”, and other movies died. He passed away on Friday in Los Angeles, however, his family made a tough decision to remove him from life support. He suffered from a brain aneurysm and his family started giving him treatments on February 18. It was then that the actor fell unconscious and collapsed.
His death was announced by his manager Charles Lago. “It is with great sadness and sorrow I have to announce that actor Thomas Edward Sizemore (“Tom Sizemore”) aged 61 passed away peacefully in his sleep today at St Joseph’s Hospital Burbank. His Brother Paul and twin boys Jayden and Jagger (17) were at his side.” Said Lago according to TMZ. At the time of his death, the cause was unknown, however, he suffered from a brain aneurysm.
Hollywood actor Tom Sizemore was well-known for his roles in war movies, perhaps his most famous, ‘Saving Private Ryan’.
The 61-year-old has died from a brain aneurysm. @apiotrowski9 #9News pic.twitter.com/sTgXQVAgsE
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Almost a decade ago, NBA champion Bob Boozer, succumbed to the same disease on May 19, 2012, when he was 75 years old. He was a gold medalist and played with Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, and Jarry Lucas. He passed away due to a brain aneurysm, and his death was confirmed by his wife, Ella Boozer.
The Cincinnati Royals drafted Boozer as the No.1 overall in the 1959 NBA Draft. He played 12 seasons in the NBA and was selected as an All-Star in 1968. He was a huge college star for Kansas State Wildcats. The college retired No.30 in his honor. He was inducted into the college basketball hall of fame in 2016, 4 years after his death.
Which NBA teams did Bob Boozer play for?
Bob Boozer played in the NBA for 12 years before he decided to hang his jersey from professional basketball. During his years in the NBA, he played for a total of 7 different teams and played the longest with the Royals. His best scoring season in the NBA is the 1968-69 season with the Chicago Bulls when he averaged 21.7 points. Before joining the Bulls he played for the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Boozer then moved to the Seattle Super Sonics for a season before moving on to the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks would be the last NBA team the big man would play for. He played a key role that season and eventually won their first NBA title in franchise history. I would also be the first and the last NBA title Boozer would get his hands on. He finished his professional career with 14.8 points and 8.1 rebounds. He won his NBA championship in his last season in 1971.
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