Robert Archibald

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Archibald in 2009

Robert Michael Archibald (29 March 1980 – 23 January 2020) was a British professional basketball player. He played as a power forward and a center. Between 2002 and 2004, he played in the NBA for Memphis Grizzlies, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors. He later played in Europe from 2004 for Valencia, Scavolini Pesaro, Joventut Badalona, Azovmash Mariupol, Unicaja Málaga and CAI Zaragoza.

Archibald played for both Scotland and Great Britain internationally. He played for Great Britain at Eurobasket 2011 and at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Archibald was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire. He died on 23 January 2020 in Illinois, at the age of 39. At the time of his death, he lived in Lincoln Park, Chicago.[1]

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  1. Stevens, Matt (24 January 2020). "Former Illini Center Robert Archibald Dies at 39". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 25 January 2020.

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