Former UCLA Bruins basketball player Billy Knight found dead in Phoenix

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Ex-UCLA star and renowned basketball trainer Billy Knight was found dead in Phoenix on Sunday after posting an apparent video suicide note. cops confirm to TMZ Sports. His cause of death will ultimately be determined by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner. No evidence of foul play was detected, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

On July 8, Knight posted a video to Youtube titled "Billy Knight I am sorry Lord", which he began by saying, "This is probably my last message on earth".

Phoenix Suns forward Jared Dudley responded on Twitter after learning of Knight's death. "So my time is up". On Instagram, former Phoenix Suns head coach and UCLA teammate Earl Watson posted a short video clip of him and Knight laughing in a vehicle.

Knight was a fantastic player for the Bruins between 1997 and 2002, but unfortunately is yet another UCLA alum gone too soon. Knight played professionally overseas including stints in France and Japan and worked as a basketball skills coach. UCLA fans have been dealt a second heartbreaking loss, as just this past weekend, former Bruin, Tyler Honeycutt, lost his life in a shootout with the police. In the accompanying caption, Watson wrote, "The world didn't understand your literal rhetoric, and some took advantage of that". "I isolated myself from my friends, and that's not something you should do".

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