The NBA family is profoundly saddened by the passing of Caleb Swanigan, who played three seasons in the NBA after a decorated career at Purdue. We send our heartfelt condolences to Caleb’s family, friends, and former teammates.
I feel like things was bad for Caleb Swanigan cause he wasn’t playing NBA basketball, and all imma say is where was all his brothers at the ones who ran with him on court, they let him get down bet bad before people started trying to stick up for that photo.
Former NBA player and Purdue star Caleb Swanigan dies at 25.
Swanigan died of natural causes, the Allen County coroner’s office told WANE 15.
Swanigan was the Blazers’ first-round pick in 2017 and played in 75 NBA games for the Blazers and Kings over three seasons.
After being named Indiana’s Mr. Basketball, he played two years at Purdue and averaged 18.5 points and 12.5 rebounds when he was named the All-American in 2016-17.
“Destroyed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends,” the Purdue men’s basketball program tweeted Tuesday morning. “Last night, the world lost a tender soul. Love you Biggie.”