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UNLV great Armen Gilliam dies at 47


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#1 Capt. Rino

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 12:56 PM

RIP "The Hammer" One of UNLV's all time greats has passed away way too soon at the age of 47! He was nickmaned the Hammer and known as Armen Hammer his real name was Armen Gilliam.

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 06:48 PM

Great college player. RIP. I gave up pickup basketball a few years ago because it seems like a heart attack waiting to happen.

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Posted 11 July 2011 - 02:44 AM

A great Charlotte Hornet....RIP.

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