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.
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 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.
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