ⓘ List of basketball players who died during their careers. This is a list of players of basketball who died while still on a team roster or a free agent. Include ..

                                     

ⓘ List of basketball players who died during their careers

This is a list of players of basketball who died while still on a team roster or a free agent. Included are players in the NBA, college, and other leagues. Players who died following the conclusion of their career should not be included. Players are listed with the team they last played for before death, rather than the team the player spent most of their playing career with.

                                     

1. Evansville Purple Aces plane crash

In 1977, fourteen members of the Evansville Purple Aces mens basketball team died in a plane crash, along with fifteen others. The players killed were:

  • Seniors: Kevin Kingston, John Ed Washington, and Marion Anthony" Tony” Windburn
  • Freshmen: Warren Alston, Ray Comandella, Mike Duff, Kraig Heckendorn, Michael Joyner, Barney Lewis, Greg Smith, and Mark Siegel
  • Sophomores: Keith Moon
  • Juniors: Stephen Miller and Bryan Taylor

David Furr, the lone member of the team who did not board Air Indiana Flight 216, died two weeks later in a car crash, meaning all the members of the team died during the 1977-1978 season.

                                     
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