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George Mikan Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

George Mikan died at age 80, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding basketball player George Mikan's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

5-time scoring champion of the NBL and NBA who was so tall and dominant that rules had to be changed because of him; won 7 Championships between the BAA, NBL and NBA and was the 1948 NBL MVP; played for the Chicago American Gears and the Minneapolis Lakers.

He had six children with his wife Patricia, who he remained married to until his death.

How did George Mikan die?

George Mikan's death was caused by diabetes.

Information about the death of George Mikan
Cause of deathDiabetes
Age of death80 years
ProfessionBasketball Player
BirthdayJune 18, 1924
Death dateJune 1, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A