NBA statement regarding the passing of Bryce Dejean-Jones

NEW YORK – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the passing of Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones:

“The NBA family mourns the tragic loss of New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones.   Bryce inspired countless people with his hard work and perseverance on his journey to the NBA, and he had a bright future in our league. Our thoughts and sympathies are with Bryce’s family and the entire Pelicans organization during this difficult time.”

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