George Mikan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 18, 1924

Death Date

June 1, 2005

Age of Death

80 years

Cause of Death

Diabetes

Profession

Basketball Player

The basketball player George Mikan died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

5-time scoring champion of the NBL and NBA who was so tall and dominant that rules had to be changed because of him; won 7 Championships between the BAA, NBL and NBA and was the 1948 NBL MVP; played for the Chicago American Gears and the Minneapolis Lakers.

He had six children with his wife Patricia, who he remained married to until his death.