from the picture in the article (which doesn't cite cause of death), he was a pretty large man.
Former NBA centre Kevin Duckworth dies
Former NBA centre Kevin Duckworth died Monday night at the age of 44...
...Duckworth averaged more than 15 points and six rebounds per game between 1987 and 1991. He was with the Trail Blazers as they made two trips to the NBA finals (1990, 1992).