Gus3232
Last year

RIP Stormin Norman Taylor

Sad to read today that one of the 80's and 90's NBL icons passed away suddenly at just 55.

Taylor had a butt that made Tony Ronaldson's posterior look positively dainty and was an utterly dominant low post presence. Tore many teams to shreds with his array of moves and enjoyed the friendly rims at the old Snakepit.

RIP big fella.

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Anonymous  
Last year

RIP Norman! Great guy

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Anonymous  
Last year

RIP

Was fun to watch with Illawarra in early 90s

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PeterJohn  
Last year

Sad to see his passing. He was one of my favourite players to watch, in the late 1980s. Unstoppable in the low post. Apparently also a very nice man off the court. Condolences to his family and friends.

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AngusH  
Last year

Out of interest why did he stop playing after a few years despite living here?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Great guy on and off the court. Taken way to early.

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Luuuc  
Last year

Yeah that is way too early :(
RIP, Stormin' Norman
Iconic & popular player in my early years of following the league

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Three to Make Two  
Last year

@Angus: he was still playing State/Waratah League at least until recently. Was still hard to stop in the post. He settles in the Illawarra ans owned a chicken shop (I think). Met him at a few junior carnivals - his son's played SJL. Always happy to have a chat. I didn't realise he was younger than me :o(

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Anonymous  
Last year

RIP

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Anonymous  
Last year

Goat, Rest In Peace, never forgot his roots, true champion of Argentina and Napoli.

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Perthworld  
Last year

RIP Hand of God goal scorer.

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