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Wayman Tisdale
Birth: Jun. 9, 1964
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 15, 2009
Turley
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Professional Basketball Player, Jazz Musician. He played at the forward and center positions for twelve seasons (1985 to 1997) with the Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns. Born Wayman Lawrence Tisdale in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he attended Booker T. Washington High School. He was a three-time All-American during his collegiate years at the University of Oklahoma, and was a member of the 1984 USA Men's Olympic Basketball Team which won a gold medal. He was chosen by the Pacers in the 1st round of the 1985 NBA Draft, and appeared in 840 career regular season games, scoring 12,878 points. In addition, Tisdale had a successful recording career as a jazz bass guitarist. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis L. Tisdale (1922 - 1997)
  Deborah Tisdale (1930 - 2013)

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 2
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: May 15, 2009
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- Gerre
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
Wayman Tisdale did more for the youth in Sacramento during his brief association with the Sacramento Kings than any other player. If only other players would follow his example.
- Will's Mom
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014

- J Spencer
 Added: Oct. 11, 2014
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