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Connie Dierking dies at 77

Updated: December 30, 2013, 3:53 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- Connie Dierking, a former University of Cincinnati star and longtime NBA player who was part of the trade that brought Wilt Chamberlain to Philadelphia, has died. He was 77.

His death Sunday was announced Monday by Cincinnati's WKRC-TV, where daughter Cammy Dierking is a news anchor. It was confirmed by the University of Cincinnati, where he starred in the late 1950s.

WKRC reported that Dierking fell in November. No other details were released immediately.

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