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  • Writer's pictureEd Gaines

Former NBA Player Brandon Hunter Dies At Age 42

Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic, has died at the age of 42. Former NBA player Brandon Hunter, collapsed while doing hot yoga and died Tuesday, officials and loved ones said. Hunter, had a long career in Europe. He also played at Ohio University before going to the NBA. Last year, he was inducted to the school's Athletics Hall of Fame .

Ohio State University coach Jeff Boals said in a statement

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Brandon Hunter. Brandon was a phenomenal player at Ohio who went on to have a great pro career," Bobcats coach Jeff Boals said in a statement.

“Brandon was a great ambassador for Ohio, a great teammate, a great competitor, and a great family man. Brandon had an infectious personality that touched many people along his journey and will be truly missed."

He is survived by his wife Mary and three children between the ages of 5 and 15.

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