Wes Unseld


June 2, 2020


Wes Unseld was a legendary Hall of Fame center for the Baltimore/Washington Bullets who was one of only two players in NBA history to win rookie of the year and MVP in the same season. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

To the family, many, many friends, and fans to one of the greatest centers who ever played this game. His camp inspired many young men to want a career in basketball. May you find comfort in your wealth of fond memories together with Wes Unseld. May the God of comfort bless your grieving hearts with strength, loving kindness and peace as the world copes with the loss of Wes. We will never forget that he was one of only two players in NBA history to win rookie of the year and MVP in the same...

What a consummate basketball player - and that ferocious outlet pass will never be duplicated! He made it so enjoyable to watch him play the game. Thank you for the great memories. RIP Wes Unseld!

My deepest condolences to the family. May you find comfort in your treasured memories of Your loved one and May God continue to comfort you in the days, months and years ahead.

I love you Wes. Everyone who ever knew you does. I wish you had lived another 20 years. The world needs good men like you.

To Mr. Unseld family and friends I'm sending my condolences and prayers he was one of the greatest players i ever saw play the game of basketball he will truly be missed by all God Bless you and the family

May god grant the Unseld family peace and comfort during this difficult time and all of you are in my prayers. Thank you Wes for putting Louisville Basketball on the map and making it what it is today. You are a true legend and hero in this city and you will never be forgotten. God bless the Unseld family. Rest easy Wes. Cardinal Forever.

Connie and family I have you all in my prayers. I do know the deep of you missing at this time but God prevail and restore your spirits. When we did get together he often picked on me but it was playful and we both would laugh. May God send his Angels around you at this and thank you for sharing Wes with me in my life .

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Loved to watch him play basketball. My prayers are with you and your family.