According to reports coming out of Puerto Rico, Michigan's lovable big man and ex-NBA star Robert "Tractor" Traylor has died at the age of 34. His Puerto Rican team's Facebook page has confirmed that Traylor was found dead in his apartment. Causes are currently unknown.
According to the statement from the team (translated):
"The center for the Bayamon Cowboys, Robert "Tractor" Traylor, was found dead in his apartment in Isla Verde. The game tonight between Mayaguez and the Cowboys was suspended ....."
Always a well-liked player for his size and style of play, Traylor had played in Turkey after leaving the NBA and was currently playing for the Bayamon Vaqueros of Puerto Rico.