Lorenzen Wright (Basketball player) Death – Age of Death and Cause of Death

Lorenzen Wright Death

The basketball player Lorenzen Wright passed away at age 34, way too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Power forward who was famous for his career for his journeyman career in the NBA. He would play for the Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, and Memphis Grizzlies before his July 2010 murder.

He played college basketball for the University of Memphis. During his 1996 sophomore season, he was named a second team All-American.

He was drafted seventh overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. He spent five years with the Memphis Grizzlies between 2001-2006.

How did Lorenzen Wright die?

Homicide caused Lorenzen Wright's death in 2010.

Information about the death of Lorenzen Wright
Cause of deathHomicide
Age of death34 years
ProfessionBasketball Player
BirthdayNovember 4, 1975
Death dateJuly 19, 2010
Place of deathMemphis, Tennessee, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I wanted him to share in some of my success. Why wouldn't you want your friends with you in the good times?"

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"I'm a man of my word."

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"If you're playing basketball, you're going to get your shot blocked."

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"When I'm running and I think I can't run any more, I also think that my dad can't run at all, and it keeps me going."

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"Playing in the NBA has been a lifelong dream."

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