Orlando Woolridge Death: Former Bulls Guard Gone At 52

Orlando Woolridge passed away at age 52 on Thursday.

On Thursday night, former Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Chicago Bulls forward Orlando Woolridge passed away at the age of 52 in his parent's home in Mansfield, LA, according to a report by ShreveportTimes.com. Woolridge had been under hospice care due to a chronic heart condition. He played 14 years in the NBA and was drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the No. 6 overall pick in the 1981 NBA Draft. He scored 13,623 points (16.0 PPG) in his NBA career and currently holds the No. 81-ranked career true shooting percentage (56.7%) and the No. 70-ranked career field goal percentage (51.3%) in NBA history.

Everyone at SB Nation Chicago sends out their thoughts and prayers to the Woolridge family.

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