How Nate Thurmond Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Nate Thurmond reached the respectable age of 74 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous basketball player.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame NBA center for the San Francisco and Golden State Warriors who was known as “Nate the Great.” He became the first player in NBA history to record a quadruple-double with 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists and 12 blocks while playing for the Chicago Bulls against the Atlanta Hawks on October 18, 1974.

He played with Gus Johnson at Akron Central.

His #42 jersey was retired by both the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.

He had a son, Adam, with his wife Marci.

Both he and Wilt Chamberlain grabbed 20+ rebounds playing head to head in every game of the 1967 NBA Finals.

How did Nate Thurmond die?

Nate Thurmond's death was caused by Leukemia.

Thurmond died on July 16, 2016, nine days away from his 75th birthday, after a short battle with leukemia.
Information about the death of Nate Thurmond
Cause of deathLeukemia
Age of death74 years
ProfessionBasketball Player
BirthdayJuly 25, 1941
Death dateJuly 16, 2016
Place of deathSan Francisco, California, United States
Place of burialN/A