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Reports: Former UCLA Basketball Player Billy Knight Commits Suicide

News broke early this morning that former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight passed away of an apparent suicide.

Former Bruins basketball player Lorenzo Mata-Real was first to share the news of Knight’s death.

Sad. Sad. Sad. Rest Easy Billy Knight. Another bruin gone. Another athlete gone. Mental illness IS NOT A JOKE!!! I’m here for EVERYONE who needs to talk. We ALL go through problems. Don’t be AFRAID TO GET HELP!! #awareness #MentalHealthMatters #SpeakUp

— Lorenzo Mata (@RealMataLo14) July 10, 2018

Knight posted a video to YouTube a few days ago to say goodbye to family and friends.