A flock of first class dunkers have donned the Chicago Bulls uniform over the years. We've seen guys like Orlando Woolridge, Scottie Pippen and Eddie Robinson throw down numerous "Wow, I can't believe I just witnessed that" jams for Chicago's famous hoops team. Show More Summary
USC forward Renaldo Woolbridge is offering up a new song to honor his father, the late Orlando Woolridge.
Over 13 NBA seasons, Woolridge became one of the league's original alley-oop artists, known for his high-flying dunks. Orlando Woolridge, the rugged forward and former Laker who carved out a reputation over 13 NBA seasons as a scoring specialist and became one of the original alley-oop artists, has died. He was 52.
Orlando Woolridge was one of the NBA’s most durable players for 13 seasons until chronic heart problems sidelined the reliable forward in recent years. After hospice care at his parent’s home in Mansfield, LA, the NBA star passed away from his heart problems. Woolridge was first drafted by the Chicago Bulls, but had a number [...]
Orlando Woolridge, the rugged forward who carved out a reputation over 13 NBA seasons as a scoring specialist and one of the original alley-oop artists, died late Thursday at his parents’ home in Mansfield, La. He was 52. DeSoto Parish Chief Deputy Coroner Billy Locke said Woolridge died while under hospice care for a chronic [...]
Former NBA standout Orlando Woolridge has died at his parents' home in Mansfield, La. He was 52.
Woolridge joined the Bulls in 1981 after being drafted as the sixth overall selection, following a standout career at Notre Dame. A small forward, Woolridge led the Bulls in scoring the year before Michael Jordan arrived, and in MJ's first year the duo averaged over 50 points combined. [ more › ]
Former Notre Dame standout and NBA big man Orlando Woolridge has died from a chronic heart condition, according to a report from the Shreveport Times. He was 52. Woolridge, a crucial player on Notre Dame's 1978 Final Four team and aShow More Summary
Former Chicago Bulls star Orlando Woolridge has died at age 52. Officials in Louisiana announced the former NBA players death on Friday. Before playing with the Chicago Bulls Woolridge was a star player for Notre Dame, helping the team reach the final four as a freshmen in 1978. Three years later as a senior Woolridge [...]
Former first round pick Orlando Woolridge passed away on Thursday at his parents' home on Thursday evening. Woolridge, a 15-year NBA veteran, was just 52 and had reportedly been in hospice care due to a chronic heart condition. Woolridge's...Show More Summary
Former NBA player Orlando Woolridge was pronounced dead in his parents’ Mansfield home Thursday night. Desoto Parish Chief Deputy Coroner Billy Locke said Woolridge, 52, had been under hospice care for a chronic heart condition. The 6-foot, 9-inch Mansfield High basketball star played collegiate basketball with Notre Dame, where he was a member of the 1978 Final [...]
I remember the older Woolridge wearing goggles.
Your p.m. roundup for July 21, the day we learned Lady Gaga totally ripped off Grace Jones. Photo credit to the SI Vault. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. More »