Former Purdue basketball star Caleb Swanigan has died at age 25.
Swanigan played three NBA seasons with the Blazers and Kings.
According to TMZ, the Allen County Coroner’s Office is saying that Swanigan passed away from natural causes. It is a truly devastating loss and it is one that the basketball world is feeling hard right now. For instance, Swanigan’s college team took to Twitter where they offered some kind words about the young man.
Purdue Men’s Basketball wrote: “Devastated.
Our thoughts and prayers to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends. The world lost a gentle soul last night.
Love you Biggie.”
Iowa men’s basketball wrote: “Our deepest condolences from Hawkeye nation to Caleb Swanigan’s family, teammates and coaches.