R.I.P. Retired NBA Player Dan Roundfield Drowns Off The Shores Of Aruba Trying To Save His Wife
59-Year-Old Retired NBA All-Star Drowns In Aruba
Today we mourn the loss of retired NBA All-Star Dan Roundfield who passed while vacationing in Aruba with his wife. He died a heroic death, trying to save her from drowning:
Dan Roundfield, an NBA veteran who had three consecutive All-Star seasons, has drowned off the Caribbean island of Aruba while helping his wife as she struggled in rough water. He was 59.
Roundfield, who played 11 professional seasons with Indiana, Atlanta, Detroit and Washington, had been swimming with his wife, Bernie, off the southeastern tip of Aruba on Monday when they became caught in rough water beyond a protected reef area, said John Larmonie, a police spokesman on the southern Caribbean island.
The former All Star was apparently swept away in a strong... [via Bossip]
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