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James Forbes (basketball)

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James Ricardo Forbes (July 18, 1952 – January 21, 2022) was an American basketball player. He played for the United States national basketball team during the 1972 Olympics, where he won a silver medal. Forbes was born in Dale County, Alabama. He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1974, but never played for them.

Forbes died on January 21, 2022 in El Paso, Texas from problems caused by COVID-19, aged 69.[1]

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  1. "Coach Jim Forbes passes away at 69". KTSM. January 21, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.