3/11/1948 - 5/16/2016
NBA Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Jim McMillian
Jim McMillian, an NBA forward who helped lead the Lakers to the 1972 NBA championship, died May 16, according to The Associated Press. He was 68.
He died of complications of heart failure at a hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, according to his sister-in-law Denise Sheridan.
McMillian played college basketball at Columbia University. He led Columbia to a record of 63-14 during his college career and was a three-time All-American.
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