Andre Emmett Bio
Andre Emmett was an American professional basketball player. He has died, according to early reports out of Dallas. He last played for Capitanes de Arecibo of the BSN.
He was born on 27 August 1982 and died on 23 September 2019. He has died at the age of 37. He was born to Andre Emmett and Regina Oliver. He was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, and was living there at the time of his death.
Emmett’s Last Instagram Post Was a Video of His Daughter.
Andre Emmett Career
Emmett played at Texas Tech for all four years of his undergraduate basketball career. According to his archived college profile, he scored a career total of over 2,256 points and racked up several awards during his time at school.
Emmett played for many teams, both U.S.-based and international, throughout his basketball career. He was first selected as the 35th overall pick by the Seattle Supersonics in the 2004 NBA draft and was traded over the summer to the Grizzlies.
Over the next few years, he hopped from the Grizzlies to the Miami Heat, to the Austin Toros of the D League.
Andre Emmett Wife / Daughter
Emmett had one daughter, per his Instagram, though he often posted videos and photos of his daughter and another young girl. They regularly attended his games and wore jerseys with his name on the back.
Death and Cause
Andre Emmett has died on 23 September 2019. He has died at the age of 37.
Though most details around Emmett’s death are as of yet unclear, authorities are investigating his death as a homicide, per 247 Sports.
Tributes To Andre
— Keith (@ke1thb0unt0m) September 23, 2019