Jim McMillian

American basketball player (1948-2016)

James M. "Jim" McMillian (March 11, 1948 – May 16, 2016) was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Raeford, North Carolina. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1970 through 1973, the Buffalo Braves from 1973 through 1976, the New York Knicks from 1976 through 1978 and the Portland Trail Blazers from 1978 through 1979. At the end of his career, he moved to Italy and played for Sinudyne Bologna for two seasons from 1979 through 1981.[1] He retired in 1981.

McMillian died on May 16, 2016 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina from heart failure, aged 68.[2]

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  1. Francesco Battistelli. "BATS web - Il Basket del Bats: formazioni del campionato italiano (1976-1980)". {{cite web}}: Check |url= value (help)[permanent dead link]
  2. Jim McMillian, 9-year NBA veteran with 4 teams, dies at 68

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