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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

NBA Referee Dies

POTTSTOWN, Pennsylvania -- Earl Strom, a 29-year National Basketball Association official who whistled calls against players from Wilt Chamberlain's generation to Michael Jordan's, died at his home after a long illness. He was 66.


Strom, who retired after working the 1990 NBA Finals, had undergone surgery in January for a malignant brain tumor and died Sunday.