Robert Archibald passes away

Former Great Britain international Robert Archibald died in Illinois on Thursday. He was 39.

No information on the cause of death was immediately available.

Archibald enjoyed a stellar professional career that began with Dunfermline Reign before he was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in 2002.

The Scot went on to play for the Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors, then travelled to Europe, where he played four seasons in the EuroLeague in Italy, Spain and Ukraine before retiring after the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he represented Great Britain.

Following retirement, Archibald set up an insurance brokerage and was a resident of Lincoln Park, a suburb of Chicago.

He leaves behind a son, Robert Jr.