Terrence Clarke Dead: UK Basketball Player Dies in LA

Terrence Clarke Dead: UK Basketball Player Dies in LA


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Terrence Clarke is dead

Terrence Clarke is dead, according to WKYT-TV.

“WKYT has confirmed former UK men’s basketball player Terrence Clarke has died in Los Angeles,” the station reported on the evening of April 22, 2021. The cause of death is not yet clear.

Tributes poured in from people shocked by news of the tragedy. “What a roller coaster ride for UK athletics. On the biggest night in UK volleyball history news breaks of the passing of UK basketball player Terrence Clarke. Life is never promised,” wrote one fan on Twitter.

Here’s what you need to know:


Clarke Died After Leaving a Workout, Reports Say

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GettyTerrence Clarke #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates in the game against the Kansas Jayhawks in the State Farm Champions Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on December 01, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

According to WKYT, Clarke and BJ Boston “were leaving a workout in LA.” He last tweeted on April 21.

Clarke died on the way to the hospital and Boston was in another car, the station said, but it did not report details.


Tributes Flowed Into Social Media for Clarke as News of His Death Spread

Here are some of the tributes to Clarke on Twitter:

“I don’t know what to say right now. I never hoped in my wildest dreams this would happen. Terrence Clarke was a great basketball player that represented Boston like no other could. It’s gut wrenching seeing life be taken away from someone so young. Rest In Peace King.”