Felton Spencer, a former NBA player who played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, has died at the age of 55.

Spencer passed away on March 11, 2023, although the cause of his death has not yet been released.

He played in the NBA for 12 seasons, from 1990 to 2002, and was known for his defensive prowess and shot-blocking ability.

Spencer was a first-round draft pick in 1990, selected 6th overall by the Timberwolves, where he played for the first six seasons of his career.

He also played for the Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors, Seattle SuperSonics, and the Chicago Bulls during his career.

Spencer was part of the 1994-95 Utah Jazz team that made it to the NBA Finals but lost to the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls.

He retired from the NBA in 2002 and later became a successful businessman in his home state of Kentucky.

Spencer was well-respected by his former teammates and coaches, who praised his work ethic and dedication to the game.

The Timberwolves organization released a statement expressing their sadness over Spencer's passing and offering condolences to his family.

Spencer's death is a loss not only for the NBA community but also for his friends and family, who are mourning his passing.