Tisdale remembered for 'blessed life'

Updated: May 21, 2009, 5:51 PM ET
Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- With his casket carried in a horse-drawn carriage, Wayman Tisdale was remembered Thursday as a basketball star and gifted musician by thousands of mourners swaying to gospel tunes.

The body of the former Oklahoma All-American traveled three miles from the funeral home to the downtown arena.

About 4,000 people, including former NBA players, pop musicians and former coaches, attended the memorial. There was live jazz music, clapping and shouting in honor of the man who ...

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