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.