Former NBA player Caleb Swanigan dies at 25 after gaining 65 kilos

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    • He stood out especially in his second season at Purdue (18.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists on average per game), which opened the NBA gates

    Former NBA player Caleb Swanigan dies at 25 after gain 65 kilos

    The American Caleb Swanigan, who played in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers and the Sacramento Kings, at age 25 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, reported the league this Tuesday. The athlete had gained 65 kilos in 36 months.

    Swanigan passed away. Monday night at Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital from natural causes with no further details being released at this time.

    “We are devastated. Our thoughts and prayers To the family and friends of Caleb Swanigan.The world lost a kind soul.We love you, Biggie,” the official profile of the Purdue team, where Swanigan played in his college days, wrote this Tuesday on Twitter.

    Swanigan stood out especially< strong> in his second season at Purdue (18.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists on average per game), which opened the doors of the NBA for him.

    Thus, the player was selected in 26th place in the 2017 draft by the Blazers.

    In the following two years, he made a He went back and forth as he went from the Blazers to the Kings and then back to Portland.

    Swanigan opted not to playNBA games in the ” bubble” of Orlando (USA) in 2020 for “personal reasons” and has not returned to the courts.

    In total, Swanigan played 75 games of the NBA in three seasons from 2017 to 2020 in the ones he got 2.3 points and 2.1 rebounds on average per game.

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