Brandon Hunter, a former star for Ohio University who later played for the Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic in the NBA, died at the age of 42. Hunter had a successful career as a professional basketball player overseas after his tenure in the NBA.
The tragic news of his death was confirmed by Ohio University on social media post. The post read, “We are terribly saddened to learn of the loss of our former teammate, Brandon Hunter. We send our deepest condolences to the entire Hunter family.”
Cause of death-
As reported by NBC, His mother-in-law, Carolyn Cliett, confirmed that Brandon Hunter tragically died suddenly on Tuesday after passing out during a hot yoga class in Orlando.
Brandon Hunter was born on November 24, 1980. He died at the age of 42.
As reported by various media outlets, Hunter had an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2023.
Brandon Hunter, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, was an accomplished American professional basketball player. From 2003 to 2006, he established himself in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Hunter was a standout basketball player at Ohio University during his undergraduate career, leading the NCAA in rebounding during the 2002–03 season with an amazing average of 12.6 rebounds per game. He was selected by the Boston Celtics in the second round of the 2003 NBA Draft thanks to this performance.
He played for both the Boston Celtics and the Orlando Magic during his brief NBA career. In 67 games, he continued to average 3.3 points and 2.8 rebounds. He continued playing basketball professionally after leaving the NBA, competing in a number of leagues in Central America and Europe.
He was married to Mary Hunter.
The couple had three children – Andrew, Tristan, and one daughter