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Orlando Woolridge, whose last second shot ended Ralph Sampson and his Virginia Cavailiers 28-game winning streak died at his parents home in Mansfield, La. today.
Woolridge had been under hospice care for a chronic heart condition.
As freshman, Woolridge was a member of Notre Dame’s 1978 Final Four team.
Woolridge had a 13-year NBA career after being taken with the sixth overall pick by the Bulls in 1981. He played five seasons in Chicago, before stops with the Lakers, Nuggets, Pistons, Bucks and Sixers. He finished with career averages of 16 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.
Woolridge spent some time overseas before coaching the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.