View Full Version : Jack Twyman - RIP

05-31-2012, 08:17 PM
Basketball Hall of Famer Jack Twyman, one of the NBA's top scorers in the 1950s who became the guardian to a paralyzed teammate, has died. He was 78.Twyman died Wednesday at a Cincinnati hospice of complications from an aggressive form of blood cancer, his son, Jay Twyman said Thursday.
"He died peacefully with family members at his side," said Twyman, of Rye, N.Y.
Jack Twyman played for the University of Cincinnati and spent 11 seasons in the NBA with the Rochester and Cincinnati Royals.

CincinnatI basketball all-time great with both the Bearcats and the Royals. R.I.P.

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06-02-2012, 11:05 PM
Remembering Jack Twyman, an NBA saint.


06-04-2012, 08:52 AM
I read his obit in the Washington Post yeasterday. He was a great ballplayer and an even greater man. I'm sorry I didn't get the chance to him play and to even know him a little bit. He seemed like a remarkable and caring person.