The Warriors on Saturday, July 16, 2016 announced the passing of NBA legend Nate Thurmond.
He was 74 years old.
Thurmond battled leukemia. And before the he was known as a Warrior on the hardwood.
His passing left many saddened, expressing their condolences.
We are saddened by the passing of a true Warriors Legend. Rest in Peace, Nate Thurmond. pic.twitter.com/4JT9aftJlg— GoldenStateWarriors (@warriors) July 16, 2016
RIP Nate Thurmond— Andre Iguodala (@andre) July 16, 2016
Rest in peace Nate Thurmond. No one was more a part of the Warriors family. One of the NBA's "50 Greatest" as a player and a person.— Rick Welts (@RickWelts) July 16, 2016
Our Cavaliers family is saddened by the loss of Nate Thurmond, who embodied the 'All for One. One for All.' code: https://t.co/r070FNft1j— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) July 16, 2016
We've lost a legendary one with the passing of Nate Thurmond..Akron/BG/Cavs great..so many memories, a tower of strength..my 1st TV partner— Fred McLeod (@CavsFredMcLeod) July 16, 2016
Rest In Peace to Nate Thurmond, one of the best that's ever played in the NBA. My prayers and best wishes go out to his family.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) July 16, 2016
Damn man!!! R.I.P Akron's own Nate Thurmond. Knowing u played in the same rec league as me growing up gave me hope of making it out! Thanks!— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 16, 2016
Thoughts and Prayers to The Family, Friends, and Fans of the Great Nate Thurmond.— Mark Jackson (@MarkJackson13) July 16, 2016
So sad to hear of Nate Thurmond's passing. Condolences to his family. Nate was a great Warrior and frequent visitor at games/practices. RIP— Steve Kerr (@SteveKerr) July 16, 2016