Nate Huffman

American basketball player

Nathaniel Thomas Huffman (April 2, 1975 – October 15, 2015) was an American professional basketball player. He played most of his career outside of the United States with Maccabi Tel Aviv. Huffman played for the Toronto Raptors from 2002 through 2003.

Nate Huffman
Huffman in 2014
No. 14, 7
Personal information
Born(1975-04-02)April 2, 1975
Battle Creek, Michigan
DiedOctober 15, 2015(2015-10-15) (aged 40)
Battle Creek, Michigan
High schoolLakeview (Battle Creek, Michigan)
Listed height7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
CollegeLansing CC (1993–1995)
Central Michigan (1995–1997)
NBA Draft1997 / Undrafted
Pro career1997–2003
Career history
1997–1998Idaho Stampede
1999–2002Maccabi Tel Aviv
2002–2003Toronto Raptors
Career highlights and awards

On September 29, 2015, Huffman announced that he had stage 4 bladder cancer and his "condition is terminal".[1] He died on October 15, 2015.[2]


  1. "Nate Huffman has terminal cancer". Eurohoops. 29 September 2015.
  2. De Lucas, Chema (15 October 2015). "Adiós al histórico ex Maccabi y Fuenla Nate Huffman. Fallece a los 40 años víctima de un cáncer". (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 October 2015.