Nigerian-American Basketball Player, Michael Ojo Dies Of Heart Attack At 27

Michael Ojo, a Nigerian-American basketball player, has died after suffering a heart attack during a training session. According to Eurohoops, the towering 7-feet-1-inch center breathed his last on Friday after collapsing during a practice for Partizan, a professional basketball in Belgrade, Serbia.

Michael Ojo  Dies Of Heart Attack At 27It was gathered that the 27-year-old was taken to a local hospital but doctors were unable to resuscitate him. “With big sadness BC Crvena zvezda inform that our former player Michael Ojo passed away in Belgrade,” the club wrote. “The sudden and shocking death has deeply shaken everyone in the club,” Red Star wrote in a flurry of tweets.

“You will always be part of the red and white family, rest in peace, brother Ojo. IN MEMORY Michael Ojo RIP Rest in peace, our brother, we will forever remember the common moments with the benevolent giant.”
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