Former NBA Player Drew Gordon Passes Away in Tragic Car Accident at 33

Drew Gordon death, NBA player, car accident

Drew Gordon, a former NBA forward and sibling to Denver Nuggets’ Aaron Gordon, tragically lost his life in a car accident in Portland, Oregon, as confirmed by his agent Calvin Andrews and the Nuggets to ESPN’s Andscape. Gordon, aged 33, had a brief NBA stint, playing nine games for the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2014-15 season.

Hailing from San Jose, California, Gordon’s basketball career spanned various leagues worldwide, including the G League, and teams in Serbia, Sardinia, Turkey, France, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, and Russia.

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Gordon, known for his college basketball achievements at UCLA and New Mexico as a McDonald’s All American, leaves behind his wife Angela and three children.

The basketball community mourns the loss of a talented player whose journey touched many across the globe.

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