Rooks spent 12 years as a player with various teams, and he most recently worked in player-development with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Since his passing was announced, a number of people in the NBA community have gone to Twitter to pay their respects to Rooks and all of the great things he did.
— Solomon Hill (@solohill) June 8, 2016
RIP Sean Rooks. You made plane rides my first year fun. Can't believe we talked just a few weeks ago. You will be missed Wookie
— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) June 8, 2016
Muhammad Ali, Kimbo Slice and Now Coach Rooks… Life is short!! Cherish each day like tomorrow's not promise. #RipCoachRooks
— Carl Landry (@CarlLandry) June 8, 2016
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Sean Rooks. Our thoughts are with the entire Rooks family.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) June 8, 2016
Sean Rooks: Rest In Heaven My Friend! pic.twitter.com/y9krSHK6Yb
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) June 8, 2016
— Nik Stauskas (@NStauskas11) June 8, 2016
Damn man. RIP Sean Rooks. ???????????????????????? Sad crazy news! Condolences to his family.
— Quentin Richardson (@QRich) June 7, 2016
I feel like I've been sayin this too much lately. I am really hurt by this one. RiP to coach rooks. I'm glad we were able to bond. Miss you.
— Michael Carter-Willi (@MCW1) June 8, 2016
The NBPA family sends our thoughts and prayers to Sean Rooks' family and friends at this time. pic.twitter.com/cOQmpbqRpi
— NBPA (@TheNBPA) June 8, 2016
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