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PUERTO RICO – Former NBA player and University Of Michigan basketball player was found dead in his apartment in Isla Verde Puerto Rico, where he was playing professional basketball for Vaqueros de Bayamon.

NBC sports reports:

According to the team of former NBA player Robert “Tractor” Traylor, Traylor has been found dead in his apartment in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. He was 34 years old.

Traylor first gained national attention for his hulking physique and skill around the basket as a star forward at the University of Michigan, and was taken with the sixth overall pick (and swapped for Dirk Nowitzki on draft day) after averaging 16 points and 10 rebounds per game as a Michigan junior.

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