Bob Lackey 2002 Deaths

Bob Lackey

Age: 53

Marquette forward, who joined coach Al McGwire's team as a diamond in the rough and left as his smooth-playing captain known as "the Black Swan" and "Captain Bob"; Casper Junior College (Wyo.) transfer, who lettered during the 1970-71 and 1971-72 seasons for Marquette; averaged 15.2 points and 8.1 rebounds a game as a senior captain in 1971-72, earning All-America honors as well; drafted by the NBA's Hawks and ABA's Nets in 1972; played for the Nets for one season before playing abroad in the Netherlands and France. He died of cancer.

Died: Evanston, Ill., June 4

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