Utah Jazz former Mark Eaton passed away Saturday at age 64, the team announced on social media. The cause of his death is unknown.
Eaton, 7’4 “, played 11 NBA seasons, all with the Jazz. He was selected to an All-Star Game and won two Defense of the Year awards.
He registered 6 points per game in his career with 7.9 rebounds and 3.5 blocks.
“We are heartbroken over the passing of Jazz legend Mark Eaton. Our thoughts go out to his family as we all mourn the loss of a great man, mentor, athlete and community staple,” said the team.