Former Basketball Player Drew Gordon Dies at 33 In Car Accident

Photo: Instagram/Drew Gordon

Drew Gordon, brother of NBA player Aaron Gordon, tragically passed away at 33 years old in a car accident in Portland last night.

Drew played college basketball for UCLA and the New Mexico Lobos. Despite going undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft, he built a successful career overseas.

He played for teams like Partizan in the EuroLeague, where he teamed up with notable players such as Nikola Milutinov, Bogdan Bogdanovic, and Davis Bertans.

Photo: Instagram/Drew Gordon

Throughout his career, Drew also played for Dinamo Sassari, Rytas Vilnius, Zenit Saint Petersburg, Avtodor Saratov, Lokomotiv Kuban, and Zielona Gora. He had a brief stint in the NBA, appearing in 9 games for the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2014-15 season.

Condolences have poured in from the basketball community worldwide, offering support to his family and his brother, Aaron.


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