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Former UCLA Star Billy Knight Found Dead At 39

An NCAA logo on the court during the NCAA Tournament.

LOUISVILLE, KY - MARCH 21: A general view of the court ahead of the game between the UCLA Bruins and UAB Blazers in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 21, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tragedy has hit the UCLA basketball family. Former Bruins star Billy Knight was found dead last night at the age of 39.

Knight played for the Bruins from 1997-2002. He helped UCLA reach the Sweet Sixteen on four occasions.

Knight's death comes shortly after he shared a disturbing YouTube video of himself. We won't link to the video, but as of this afternoon, it was still online.

Many figures around the basketball world have been reacting to Knight's death on Twitter.

For his career, Knight averaged 8.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game. His top season came as a fifth-year senior in 2001-02, when he averaged 14.1 points per game and shot 39.7 percent from three-point range.

Our condolences go out to Knight's family and friends.

May he rest in peace.