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Former UCLA Star Billy Knight Found Dead After Goodbye Message

Former UCLA Star Billy Knight Found Dead After Goodbye Message”

Another tragedy has hit the UCLA basketball family after Billy Knight, was found dead in Phoenix on a roadway, a week after another former player committed suicide, reports ESPN. I isolated myself from my friends.

He went on to add: "I just want to say that I lived a life of sin".

During the video, Knight becomes emotional as he repeatedly references his faith and calls on people with mental health difficulties to reach out to loved ones. Tyler Honeycutt, 27, a standout player for the program before he was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in in 2011, was found dead Saturday morning after a reported shootout with police at his home in Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Daily News.

Knight played for the Bruins from 1997 to 2002.

Mental illness is a bad disease and should be treated very seriously.

'I was a taker. and that's why my life ended up where it is now. You can't play around with life.

"Mental illness is serious".

He said he heard voices and didn't know where they came from. "I just ask God for forgiveness for all the wrong I've done". I just feel like I didn't belong here on earth, so, my time is up.

Knight cited his religion, saying "I am sorry, Lord", and acknowledged that he could end up in heaven, hell or somewhere in between.

This is heartbreaking news for UCLA fans and basketball fans around the country.

Knight was a basketball operations assistant for the Northern Arizona Suns of the developmental G League in the 2016-17 season.

Ex-UCLA basketball star Billy Knight was arrested back in June after officials say he sexually abused a child. and sources say the victim was only 9 years old. The team is affiliated with the NBA's Phoenix Suns.

Knight, 6-foot-6 guard/forward, played four seasons at UCLA.



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