Former player Phil Henderson dies

Return to Forum

Please to add a comment.

Oldest First
  • Metta World Biff Feb 19, 2013
    Sports Legend

    I remembered the name "Phil Henderson" but couldn't put my finger on it. Then I googled him to see a picture. I recognized him immediately and a rush of memories came roaring back. I remember disliking him immensely at the time...which means he was a great player. Of course I never knew him personally. As someone who was born and raised in Chapel Hill (pre-Panthers/Hornets), my sports hero's and antagonists were UNC and Duke basketball players (with a little Rodney Monroe/Chris Corciani mixed in).
    It really is an unusual feeling when people from your era pass away. It's what chips away at the feeling of immortality you have as a kid. But Phil was only 44. Way too young to die. This is tragic and I pray for his mother and family. Condolences to the Henderson family and the Duke family.

  • THE AMERICAN DREAM Feb 18, 2013
    Veteran

    omg!!!
    Phil was always the best... met him at Tommy Amaker's basketball camps as a kid... he was a great man... I am a Tarheel and I will miss Phil...

  • BattlingBishop 5 Feb 18, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Hate to see stuff like this.

  • still heelman1973 Feb 18, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Sorry to hear it.

  • fearthewhiteguy Feb 18, 2013
    All Star

    aw

  • DooksucksV3 Feb 18, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Way too young to die.

  • Leave it to Beaver Reruns Feb 18, 2013
    Sports Legend

    One of my favorite Duke players as a young kid. Dude had a helluva game. Prayers go out to his family. 44 is way too young.

  • The1 Feb 18, 2013
    Sports Legend

    http://www.wralsportsfan.com/former-duke-basketball-player-phil-henderson-44-dies/12120348/

Oldest First
  • ACC: Syracuse at NC State

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida at Kentucky

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Pac 12: Stanford at Arizona

    Saturday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Big Ten: Wisconsin at Minnesota

    Tonight at 7:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NBA: Dallas at Portland

    Tonight at 9:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NHL: Hurricanes vs. Minnesota

    Tomorrow at 8:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan