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Roger Brown

Age: 54

former Indiana Pacers guard who never played college basketball; at age 25 was the Pacers first player signed upon joining the ABA in 1967; led Pacers to three ABA championships, averaging 17.4 points and 6.5 rebounds during an eight-year career; Indiana's third leading scorer with 10,058 points, his No. 35 is one of three numbers retired by the Pacers; of liver cancer

Died: Indianapolis, March 4, 1997

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