Former NBA All-Star Drowns Saving Wife In Aruba

DETROIT (AP) -Former NBA All-Star Dan Roundfield, who played at Central Michigan University and with the Detroit Pistons, has drowned off the Caribbean island of Aruba.

Roundfield and his wife were swimming and got caught in rough water. Roundfield managed to get his wife to safety but was then swept away by the current.

A Detroit native, Roundfield had a 12-year NBA career. He was to be enshrined in the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame next Thursday. Dan Roundfield was 59.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Fall Festivals In Metro DetroitFrom music to art to special events, there's a little something for everyone's delight.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.

Watch & Listen