Bob Lanier net worth, charity and death at 73

Bob Lanier net worth, charity and death at 73

Bob Lanier, one of NBA's top players of the 1970s, passed away at 73 after a short illness.

He had an estimated net worth of $50 to 55 million at the time of his death. However, Lanier had a bigger impact.

He spent decades traveling as the NBA’s Global Ambassador promoting education to the youth of America and the world.

Lanier was an elite athlete who became equally famous for his community work.

Lanier was given the NBA’s citizenship award and the YMCA’s Jackie Robinson Award for “service to youth, good citizenship and leadership.”

Lanier ran the NBA’s ‘Stay in School Program’ a program that helps address the problems of youth.