Paul Westphal Death- Obituary, Dead, Funeral : American basketball player Paul Douglas Westphal has died Saturday, January 2, 2020. He was 70-year-old. Before his death, Westphal had reportedly suffered Brain Cancer. @GlobalBobRyan on Twitter confirmed that Westphal died of “the effects of a brain tumor”. We learned about the passing of Westphal through social media tributes.
Mike Lupica said: My dear friend, NBA Hall of Famer Paul Westphal, passed away today. He was 70, and had been diagnosed with brain cancer last year. He was a splendid husband, father, grandfather, player, coach, friend, and man of faith. God now receives into His arms a most honored guest.
Short Wiki Bio
- Born: November 30, 1950, Torrance, CA
- Died: January 2, 2021
- Spouse: Cindy Westphal
- Coaching career: 1985–2016
- Children: Michael Westphal
- Education: Aviation High School, University of Southern California
This death is causing a lot of people related to Westphal so much pains. It is with intense sense of loss that the affected individual mourn the passing of their beloved one.
Words have not been enough to express what the beloved ones of Westphal are going through at this time. Our deepest condolences go to family of Westphal for this inexplicable loss. May their hearts and souls find peace and comfort.
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Tributes To Paul Westphal
Westphal’s death was made known to public through social media. Tributes and condolences are being shared across different social media timelines as friends and other concerned individual mourn the deceased.
Bob Ryan (@GlobeBobRyan) said: You know the old cliche, “He was a better person than he was a player?” That the Gospel truth about Hall of Famer Paul Westphal. He died this morning from the effects of a brain tumor.
The Bright Side @BrightSideSun said: Our hearts our heavy with the news that Hall of Famer Paul Westphal, former Phoenix Suns player and head coach, passed away today at the age of 70.
Sonics Forever @SimplySonics said: Hard news this morning. Former Sonic and Hall of Famer Paul Westphal has passed at age 70 following a long battle with brain cancer. Paul played on the ’80-’81 Sonics and coached Seattle from 1998-2000. Rest easy 44.
Jay Bilas @JayBilas said: RIP to Naismith Hall of Famer Paul Westphal, who passed away at age 70. Westphal was a star player for Aviation HS and the USC Trojans before a long career in the NBA. Such sad news.
GCU Lopes @GCU_Lopes said: The GCU community is heartbroken to hear of the passing of Paul Westphal. Among his many accomplishments, he is a GCU Athletics Hall of Famer and 1988 NAIA National Champion. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Westphal family. Folded hands
Paul Westphal Cause Of Death
Effects of a brain tumor is the cause of death associated with the passing of Westphal. No further details have been learnt on this death. The funeral arrangement, obituary or official statement on this death would be released by the family.