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Ralph Klein

Born: 1931-07-29 - Died: 2008-08-07
Cause of Death:
Intestinal Cancer

Death Summary: Ralph Klein died of intestinal cancer at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer. He had been diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2007.

While he was passing, dozens of former basketball players, fans and close friends visited his hospital room to bid farewell to a man everyone respected.

Who was Ralph Klein : Klein was an Israeli basketball coach and former player.

Klein joined Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C.; and played 160 games for them scoring 2,701 points and winning eight state championships and six state cups. He also played for the Israeli under-21 team in the 1952 tournament.

After he was done playing he switched to the other end of the bench, where he became a coach. In 1970 he began coaching Maccabi Tel Aviv, the same team he once played for.

In 2006 he received the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement.
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3 Signatures in Ralph Klein's guestbook

  1. Calvin Says:

    Poor Klein…

  2. Steve Says:

    if he was still alive, he would be a good coach

  3. Pissin Boyz Says:

    Jew bastard

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