Caleb Swanigan dies at 25: NBA, school basketball worlds react to passing of former Purdue star

Former Path Blazers and Purdue standout Caleb Swanigan has died on the age of 25. WANE 15 reported that Swanigan died of pure causes.

Swanigan was drafted twenty sixth general in 2017 by the Path Blazers and appeared in 75 video games within the NBA. He spent 10 video games with the Kings and 65 with the Path Blazers. He final appeared within the league within the 2019-20 season.

“Terribly saddened by this,” Purdue head coach Matt Painter wrote on Twitter. “Biggie had a optimistic affect in everybody’s life. Was such a considerate particular person and mild soul who needed to overcome a lot in his life. He will probably be drastically missed.”

Tom Crean, the pinnacle coach at rival Indiana throughout Swanigan’s time at Purdue, additionally paid tribute to him.

Fellow Huge Ten males’s basketball packages additionally provided their condolences.

Following information of his passing, feedback from former teammate Damian Lillard defending Swanigan on social media recirculated.

NBA and school basketball gamers, in addition to others within the basketball world, shared tributes to Swanigan and his household.