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Former Teammates, Celebrities Pay Respect to Cliff Robinson

A look at the reaction from the NBA community after the passing of Trail Blazers legend Clifford Robinson.

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Saturday’s news of Clifford Robinson’s passing at age 53 quickly circulated across the NBA community. Several former players and celebrities reflected on the wide-ranging impact that the Trail Blazers legend had.

Here is a look at the messages that were shared on social media following Robinson’s passing:

The Blazers selected Robinson with the No. 36 in the 1989 NBA Draft. His career included tenures with five NBA teams and he was featured in 1,380 regular season games.