Sadly another former NBA athlete Brandon Hunter passes away at the age of 42.
The Orlando Magic conveyed their profound grief upon hearing about the passing of their former teammate, Brandon Hunter, stating, “We extend our sincerest condolences to the entire Hunter family.”
Brandon Hunter passes away, Hunter made his entry into the NBA after being selected by the Boston Celtics with a second-round pick during the 2003 draft. He had stints with the Celtics and the Magic, participating in a total of 67 games.
Additionally, he took part in three postseason matches during his time with the Boston Celtics.
During his college years at Ohio University, Hunter was a standout player. He earned the distinction of being a three-time All-MAC first-team selection, with his final season in 2002-03 marked by averages of 21.5 points, 12.6 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks per game.
Ohio University’s head coach, Jeff Boals, hailed him as “one of the best to ever put on the green and white.”
Hunter continued his involvement in sports by playing overseas after his NBA career and later transitioned to roles in coaching, real estate, and sports management.