Michael Wright, the former Arizona Wildcats star basketball player who made it to the NCAA Tournament finals, was found dead in Brooklyn in an SUV under a pile of trash bags.

Wright, 35, who was drafted by the NY Knicks in 2001, appears to have died from a self inflicted gunshot wound.


Michael Wright dead

Officials say Wright’s body was found in the backseat of a Lexus SUV with a head wound and it appears he may have taken his own life. Family members have told media they do not suspect foul play. h/t tmz

Our thought and prayers go out to Wright’s family and friends at this difficult time.