The 24-year-old former lottery pick is a Philadelphia native, and is averaging 28.3 minutes and 9.6 points per game. Obviously, this is terrible, and continues a string of tragedy surrounding the Thunder organization.
Dion Waiters is one of my favorite interviews. Always a standup guy w/ good perspective on life/basketball. My thoughts are with his family.
Last month, assistant coach Monty Williams lost his wife, Ingrid, in a car accident. A few weeks later, a part-owner of the organization, Aubrey McClendon, died in a single-car wreck one day after he was indicted for conspiring to suppress prices paid for oil and natural gas leases.
The Thunder is 43-20, and host the Los Angeles Clippers tonight.