Former UCLA guard Knight found dead at 39

12 Juillet, 2018, 07:17 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • An NCAA logo on the court during the NCAA Tournament

Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight was found on a Phoenix roadway early Sunday morning and pronounced dead shortly afterwards by the Phoenix Fire Department.

Court documents obtained by TMZ Sports show the 39-year-old was arrested in Phoenix on June 14 and charged for sexual acts involving a girl that was nine.

Knight played for the Bruins from 1997-2002, where he averaged 8.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

Knight is the second former UCLA star to die tragically in recent days.

Along with being a former UCLA player, Knight was a basketball operations assistant for the Northern Arizona Suns of the Developmental G League in the 2016 - 2017 season.

Joaquin Phoenix confirmé dans la peau du Joker
Le tournage doit débuter en septembre prochain pour ce film qui devrait être séparé de l'univers des super-héros de DC au cinéma. C'est le réalisateur Todd Phillips qui portera à l'écran cette genèse, dont il cosigne également le script avec Scott Silver .

Hatch: 'I Don't Think Anybody Is Going to Overturn Roe v. Wade'
During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Trump said that a willingness to overturn Roe v. He said he can require them to return, but he can't require them to take a vote.

Le premier ouragan de la saison 2018 est à nos portes — Météo
L'ensemble des services de l'État et ceux des collectivités sont mobilisés, ainsi que les opérateurs (EDF, téléphonie, eau...). Les 5 et 6 septembre derniers, Irma a endommagé 95% du bâti sur Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy, soit 20 000 constructions.

Knight posted a six-minute video hours before his death and titled it "I am Sorry Lord".

The athletic trainer opened up about having regrets and living what he described to be a "life of sin" that involved lying, cheating and stealing - even to the ones he loved most. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's office determined Knight's death to be a suicide as the result of "multiple blunt force injuries". "And I stole", he said in the emotional video. I isolated myself from my friends. "Mental illness is serious".

'I was a taker. and that's why my life ended up where it is now.

"I isolated myself from my family, I isolated myself from my friends, and that's not something you should do", Knight said. I hear voices in my head constantly. You can't play around with life. Later in the video he says "I just feel like I don't belong here on Earth". Speaking to the Los Angeles Daily news, Escoto said that "Honeycutt had been going through some things." . Knight played professionally overseas including stints in France and Japan and worked as a basketball skills coach.

TMZ was the first to report the news.

Conseillé:



Populaire

India cuts Iranian oil imports in June ahead of U.S. sanctions
Iran's foreign ministry and the central bank have taken measures to facilitate banking operations despite the U.S. sanctions, Jahangiri said without elaborating.

Un nouveau scandale de falsification touche Nissan — Pollution
Ainsi, les données relatives aux émissions de gaz d'échappement et de consommation en carburant sont erronées. Les données kilométriques étaient en outre parfois exagérées afin d'enjoliver les performances des véhicules.

Mbappe On Whether He Can Beat Ronaldo To The Ballon D'Or
But it is thought that Mbappe or England captain Harry Kane could yet rival Ronaldo by excelling in Sunday's World Cup final. For over 10 years, the Ballon d'Or has been a contest for two footballers namely Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

La moustache de Rami, nouveau grigri des Bleus — Coupe du monde
Censé porter chance à l'équipe de France , ce rituel avait formidablement bien marché comme on le sait. En effet, sa moustache serait un porte-bonheur pour celui qui la touche.

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic headline Wimbledon quarterfinals
Jelena Ostapenko advanced to a second consecutive Wimbledon quarterfinal with a 7-6 (4), 6-0 victory over Aliaksandra Sasnovich. The great players find a way to win even when they are not playing their best but for once Federer could not do it.

Schoolchildren join in with 'Waistcoat Wednesday' to back Southgate's England
Two years ago Southgate won the Toulon Tournament with a side that included Jordan Pickford and Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The most recent of those involved a lot of these players at Euro 2016, which ended in defeat to Iceland.

Le réservoir d’Apple siphonné — Véhicules autonomes
Il risque 10 ans de prison et une amende de 250.000 dollars, selon une copie de la plainte du FBI , déposée lundi et publiée en ligne.

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Ups Sky Bid to Beat Rival Comcast
It's not clear yet whether Comcast will also increase its bid for 21st Century Fox to counter Disney's latest $71 billion offer. Comcast has said that Sky is very important because it could take the USA -bound cable and internet giant into global markets.

Babies who eat solid foods earlier sleep better, study finds
In the other group, the children were breastfed AND given some solid foods such as peanuts, eggs, and wheat from 16 weeks of age. First foods can include mashed or soft cooked fruits and vegetables such as apple, pear and potato, sweet potato or parsnips.

Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian loses $30M lawsuit
Sarkisian, who is now the offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons, sued USC for $30 million after he was sacked in 2015. One player even texted ESPN that Sarkisian "showed up lit to meetings again today".