With the tragic news emerging surrounding the death of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, it’s time to take a look at 10 hardwood heroes who died way too young.
After he was missing for 10 days, Wright’s body was reportedly found in a wooded area in Memphis; he is survived by two daughters and four sons.
“Lorenzen’s family has come together to mourn his loss and honor his legacy,” Wright’s family said in an issued statement. “We appreciate your thoughts, prayers and condolences as they are comforting at this very difficult time. Additionally, we ask that you please respect our privacy as we try to cope with his sudden loss.”
Sadly, Wright is one of many basketball stars to conclude his young and energetic life with a tragic death.
Here’s a look at 10 players, including Wright, who took their final bows here on Earth way too soon.