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Wed Sep 13, 2023, 06:02 AM Sep 13

Brandon Hunter Ex-NBA Player Dead at 42

Source: TMZ


9/12/2023 4:06 PM PT

Former Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic player Brandon Hunter has died, Ohio men's basketball coach Jeff Boals said Tuesday. He was just 42 years old.

Hunter -- a standout high school hoops player in Cincinnati -- was a star forward for the Bobcats, earning three first-team All-MAC conference selections and leading the NCAA in rebounding his senior season ... before being taken with the 56th overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.

He played 67 games over two seasons in the Association ... scoring a career-high 17 points against the Milwaukee Bucks in 2004.

Hunter had an extensive career overseas as well ... suiting up for numerous international clubs from 2006-13 in Greece, Italy, Puerto Rico and more.


Read more: https://www.tmz.com/2023/09/12/ex-nba-player-brandon-hunter-dead-42/


Source: Daily Beast

Ex-NBA Player Dies at 42 After Collapsing at Yoga Class: Coach

AJ McDougall
Breaking News Reporter
Published Sep. 12, 2023 10:10PM EDT

Brandon Hunter, a professional athlete who spent two seasons in the NBA, has died, according to friends. He was 42. Details surrounding his death, including the date and cause, were not immediately confirmed. Jeff Boals, the head coach of men’s basketball at Ohio University, Hunter’s alma mater, took to his Instagram Story on Tuesday to mourn his loss. “RIP to a Bobcat great,” Boals wrote. “Gone way too soon.” Tim O’Shea, a former Ohio coach, shared on Facebook that “apparently” Hunter had “collapsed at the end of a yoga class.” O’Shea called Hunter “the best player I ever had the good Fortune of coaching.” ...


Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/ex-boston-celtics-orlando-magic-player-brandon-hunter-dies-at-42-report-says

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