ATHENS, Ga. — Former Georgia basketball star Terry Fair has died at the age of 59. 

Fair was a key player on the Bulldogs' only men's Final Four team in 1983. He also starred on one of the state's most celebrated high school teams, the 1979 Southwest Macon Patriots, who won a state championship and were crowned national champions. 

Georgia says Fair died Thursday of natural causes in his hometown of Macon, Georgia. 

Fair was picked by the Indiana Pacers in the fourth round of the 1983 NBA draft. He went on to play professionally in Israel for a decade.  

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