Wes Unseld, Hall of Famer and NBA champion in DC, dies at 74

Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced. ''I never played pretty,'' Unseld said when elected to the Hall of Fame in 1988. Unseld, who began his pro career as a rookie MVP, led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen one of the 50 greatest players in league history, died Tuesday after ''lengthy health battles, most recently with pneumonia,'' his family said in a statement released by the Wizards.

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NBA star Trae Young speaks at peaceful protest in Oklahoma

Young, the former University of Oklahoma star who now plays for the Atlanta Hawks, briefly addressed several hundred people at Andrews Park about the deaths of George Floyd and others. Floyd, a black man, died May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into Floyd's neck while Floyd was handcuffed and saying that he couldn't breathe.

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