Bill Robinson (basketball)

William Edward Robinson (2 February 1949 – 8 February 2020) was a Canadian basketball player.[1] He competed in the men's tournament at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[2] He died following a stroke in 2020, shortly after his 71st birthday.[3][4][5]

Bill Robinson
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Edward Robinson
NationalityCanadian
Born(1949-02-02)2 February 1949
Chemainus, British Columbia, Canada
Died8 February 2020(2020-02-08) (aged 71)
Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
Sport
SportBasketball

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian Basketball HOF profile" (PDF). Canadian Basketball. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Bill Robinson Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Remembering the life of William Robinson 1949 - 2020". vancouversunandprovince.remembering.ca.
  4. ^ "Canadian basketball legend Bill Robinson dead at 71". Victoria News. 9 February 2020.
  5. ^ Dheensaw, Cleve. "Obituary: 'Fearless' Billy Robinson the ultimate point guard". Times Colonist.