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Flynn Robinson
PASSINGS: Flynn Robinson, Steve Forrest, Mack Emerman
PASSINGS: Flynn Robinson, Steve Forrest, Mack Emerman

Flynn Robinson Guard in Lakers 1971 championship team Flynn Robinson, 72, a flashy guard who was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that brought Los Angeles its first NBA title, died Thursday at Keck Hospital in Los Angeles from complications related to cancer. He had been battling multiple myeloma for about two years, according to the Lakers. His scoring binges with the championship team earned him the nickname "Instant Offense" from longtime Lakers announcer Chick Hearn. Robinson led the Lakers reserves in scoring during the 1971-72 season, averaging 9.9 points in 15.7 minutes per game. The team also set an NBA record that season by winning 33 consecutive games. His...

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