06/04/2010 // Los Angeles, CA, US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
Los Angeles – Legendary former UCLA coach John Wooden has died. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Wooden, who was the sole person to have ever been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player as well as a coach, passed away Friday at the age of 99. He reportedly died of natural causes.
Wooden’s children, Jim Wooden and Nancy Muehlhausen, are quoted by the AP as releasing the statement following their father’s death, “He has been, and always will be, the guiding light for our family. The love, guidance and support he has given us will never be forgotten. Our peace of mind at this time is knowing that he has gone to be with our mother, whom he has continued to love and cherish.”
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