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05/11/2011 01:43 pm ET Updated Jul 11, 2011

Robert Traylor Dead: Former NBA Player Found Dead In Apartment

Former NBA player Robert "Tractor" Traylor was found dead in his apartment on Wednesday in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.

He was 34 years old.
PrimeraAhora.com reported that the handy man of Traylor's Marbella condo entered the apartment and found his body.

Traylor most recently played for the Bayamon Vaqueros of Puerto Rico's domestic club league.

According to the team and police, the former Michigan Wolverines star died of a heart attack. Teammate Orlando “Guayacán” Santiago said that Traylor recently complained of having trouble breathing.

The Dallas Mavericks selected Traylor in the 1998 NBA Draft and traded him to the Milwaukee Bucks for Dirk Nowitzki and Pat Garrity. He also played for the Cleveland Cavaliers and New Orleans Hornets.