NBA ve basketbol dünyası, akşam üzeri yaşanan bir ölüm haberiyle sarsıldı.
Eski NBA oyuncularından Rasual Butler, Kaliforniya’da geçirdiği trafik kazası sonucunda 38 yaşında hayata gözlerini yumdu.
Butler’ın yanında bulunan eşi Leah Labellle’in de bulunduğu ve Kanadalı şarkıcının da hayatını kaybettiği gelen bilgiler arasında yer aldı.
Basketbol dünyası, NBA’de birçok takımın formasını giymiş olan (Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards, San Antonio Spurs) oyuncunun ve eşinin ölümünün ardından sosyal medyada baş sağlığı mesajları yayınladı.
Our entire organization is deeply saddened after learning of the death of former Pacers player Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle. pic.twitter.com/ezdVkM12PG
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) January 31, 2018
The L.A. Clippers are deeply saddened by the loss of Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle. Rasual will long be remembered not only for his accomplishments on the court, but for his vibrant personality, positive outlook and the compassion he had for everyone around him. pic.twitter.com/Hti86knOXa
— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) January 31, 2018
The NBA family is devastated by the tragic passing of Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle.
A pro’s pro, Rasual enjoyed a long, successful career and was widely respected by his peers and coaches. We grieve with their loved ones during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/zNH93MVvpM
— NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2018
We join the NBA family in mourning the tragic loss of Rasual Butler and his wife Leah. He played 2 seasons with the Hornets when they were in OKC and a portion of the 2013 season with our Tulsa 66ers. Our hearts go out to all who knew and loved him. Rest In Peace Sual Bop. pic.twitter.com/VZCO9meoHp
— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) January 31, 2018
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle. Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and many friends of Rasual and Leah. They will be missed. pic.twitter.com/djezmpHd5h
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) January 31, 2018