The former star of the championship of Ukraine on basketball Archibald died suddenly at the age of 39

Former player of the Mariupol “Azovmash”, “Memphis”, “Orlando” and other NBA teams Robert Archibald died at the age of 39 years.

The details of the death of a famous basketball player remain unknown. It is reported by The News Gazette.

Archibald was the only one in the history of the Scottish player, who managed to break into the National basketball Association. For his career in the League he played 44 games for Memphis, Phoenix, Toronto and Orlando.

After the NBA center had a pretty successful career in Europe where he played for the Spanish “Valencia”, Italian “Pesaro”, Spanish “Joventut”, Ukrainian “Azovmash”, the Spanish “Unicaja” and “Zaragoza”.

In Ukraine Archibald won the Superleague-2008, becoming the MVP of the final series of the season. For the club from Mariupol Scot played 18 matches.