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Norm Van Lier, Former Chicago Bulls Player, Broadcaster Dies at 61

The medical examiner's office in Chicago says former Bulls player and broadcaster Norm Van Lier is dead at age 61.

The Cook County medical examiner's office says Van Lier died Thursday.

Chicago Fire Department spokesman Quention Curtis says firefighters responding to a request for a well-being check found Van Lier unresponsive shortly before 1 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Van Lier began his NBA career with Cincinnati in 1969. He later spent more than six seasons with the Chicago Bulls before finishing his career with Milwaukee in 1979.

The three-time All-Star played on five playoff teams.