Former Chicago Bulls Player Quintin Dailey Dies Aged 49

November 10th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
dwNov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American basketball player Quintin Dailey died Monday at his home in Las Vegas. Clark County Coroner’s Office spokeswoman said that the late basketball player died at his home in his home. The spokeswoman did not mention the cause of death but the media outlets reported that the veteran player died due to hypertensive cardiovascular disease. Quintin Dailey was 49 years old.

The media outlets reported that Quintin Dailey was one of the most productive basketball players in USF history and he was also associated with the shutdown program in early 1980’s. University of San Francisco released a statement after the death of the 49 year old player expressing condolence. When Quintin Dailey was on the basketball court he played like an invincible player and when the “ball went up” nobody competed harder than he did, Dan Belluomini, the former head coach of the school said. The former head coach expressed his condolence and said that he always “appreciated” Quintin Dailey’s hard work and his ability to rise to the occasion. He also said that the late basketball player was a “terrific worker”.

Pat Clatchey, who is now the coach at Mount St. Joseph said that he grew up with Quintin Dailey in the same neighborhood and he was one of the best player that the former had ever seen. Bob Wade, the athletic director of the city said that Quintin Dailey was a “tremendous” basketball player and an outstanding person. He also said that he would remember how hard Quintin Dailey played and also he would remember the late basketball player’s leadership quality. Quintin Dailey is survived by his son Quintin Jr., a basketball player at Eastern Michigan, his daughter Quinci. Yesterday, Quintin Jr. took to Twitter where he wrote that nobody knows what “tomorrow” hold for everyone and he also mentioned that he would always love his father.

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