Life is precious. Every day, we must wake up and truly appreciate the fact that we are alive for another day. Too often, lives are taken away too early.

Young Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones passed away today at the age of 23. The Pelicans released a statement just a couple of hours ago:

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Dejean-Jones was fatally shot in the abdomen and bled to death. He was reportedly trying to break into an apartment of an “estranged acquaintance“, but instead was breaking into a different apartment, which is where he was shot.

Bryce Dejean-Jones signed a 3-year contract with the Pelicans before suffering a season ending injury this past season. Our prayers are with Bryce's family as they deal with this tragedy.

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