EX-NBA PLAYER KILLED IN CAR CRASH

Longtime NBA forward Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle, died in a car crash Wednesday morning in Los Angeles.

Heather Navarro of NBC Washington reported the news. Though Navarro noted the coroner could not yet confirm the identity of Butler’s female passenger, the Miami Heat, one of eight NBA teams Butler played for during his career, confirmed LaBelle’s death in a statement of condolence on social media:

38-year-old Butler — who was drafted by the Miami Heat in 2002 — lost control of his Range Rover around 2 AM, struck a parking meter and slammed into a wall. The car flipped.

Officers believe the car was speeding before it lost control.

Butler had a long NBA career after an impressive run at La Salle — where he was a 2-time First Team All-Atlantic 10 Player. He’s a member of the La Salle Hall of Athletics.

He also played for the New Orleans Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs across a 13-year NBA career.

RIP!

Alex D.

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