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龙虾 司徒
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Pioneer of basketball

 

 George Mikan, the “gentle giant” who a half-century age brought fame and stability to the fledgling world of professional basketball and literally transformed the game, has died 18 days shy of his 81st birthday. prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /

 Mikan died on June 1 night at a prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /Scottsdale rehabilitation center following a long fight with diabetes and kidney ailments. His right leg was amputated below the knee in 2000, and he had undergone kidney dialysis treatment three times a week for five years, his son Terry said.

   乔治麦肯,那个在半个世纪之前给刚刚起步的职业篮球运动带来名望和稳定并彻底改变了这一运动的“温和”的巨人,在离他81岁生日还有18天的时候与世长辞了。

 经历了与糖尿病和肾病的长期斗争后,麦肯与6月1日夜在斯科茨代尔康复中心去世。他的儿子特丽说,在2000年,麦肯的右腿从膝盖以下被切除了;5年来,他每周要接受3次肾透析。

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