Phil Lumpkin, Former NBA Player and High School Coach, Dies at 57

By Deena Bustillo on
Phil Lumpkin, a former NBA player and long-time high school basketball coach, died of pneumonia at 57 over the weekend in Seattle, where he coached the boys' team at O'Dea High School. Sources say school administrators were worried when Lumpkin didn't come to work today and had been out sick with the illness last week. His body was found by school officials this morning. He had been a coach at the high school since 1991.Prior to his coaching career, he played ball with the Portland...Read Full Story