Nigerian center Michael Ojo dies at 27

At the age of 27, Michael Ojo passed away due to a heart attack.

Michael Ojo
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The 27-year-old big man died after suffering a heart attack during practice. The Nigerian-American introduced himself to the Euroleague audience during the 2018/19 season wearing the jersey of Crvena Zvezda.

According to reports coming from Eurohoops, the player was having an individual practice with Partizan when he suddenly collapsed while running. The player was moved to a hospital but without showing any signs of life.