Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Former NBA Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey dies at 52
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jerome Kersey, the small forward who played his first 11 NBA seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers and helped the San Antonio Spurs win the 1999 title, has died. He was 52.
The Trail Blazers confirmed Wednesday night that Kersey had died, but didn't provide details.
A team ambassador, Kersey appeared Tuesday with fellow former Blazers Terry Porter and Brian Grant at a Portland school in celebration of African American History Month.
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