Skip to main content

NBA WORLD REACTS TO HEARTBREAKING NEWS Chadwick Boseman passed away at 43

Chadwick-Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, most known for his role of T'Challa/Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, passed away at the age of 43. Before becoming globally known as Black Panther, Boseman played black icons, Jackie Robinson and James Brown. He died at home with his family and wife by his side, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account.

Boseman was no stranger to NBA games. Most famously, Victor Oladipo gave him the Black Panther salute in the 2018 NBA dunk contest. His roles of Jackie Robinson and James Brown made him especially influential among athletes, shocked by this news. Of all days, Boseman passed away on Jackie Robinson day.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Western Conference guard Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers talks to Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers

Gilbert Arenas revealed the untold part about Chris Paul's vetoed trade to the Los Angeles Lakers

Kobe, CP3, Dwight and two max slots? This scenario would overtake The Decision and Durant to the Warriors as the craziest free agency period in NBA history.

Kevon Looney and the Golden State Warriors are going big to take down the Dallas Mavericks

Kevon Looney and the Golden State Warriors are going big to take down the Dallas Mavericks

The Mavs going small has allowed Looney to eat, and his success in the paint on both ends of the floor is a big reason the series stands at 2-0

Devin Booker suffered devastating losses in the finals and playoffs. Fortunately, he has more than enough reasons to try again

Can Devin Booker redeem himself and his reputation after another playoff meltdown?

Devin Booker suffered devastating losses in the finals and playoffs. Fortunately, he has more than enough reasons to try again.

Amare Stoudemire questions Tyler Herro’s focus: He wants all this entertainment stuff, but where is the focus on basketball?

Amare Stoudemire questions Tyler Herro’s focus: "He wants all this entertainment stuff, but where is the focus on basketball?

Herro won the 6th Man of the Year but he's struggling in these playoffs. Amare Stoudemire questions where his focus is right now.

Marcus Smart’s importance to the Boston Celtics is becoming hard to overlook

Marcus Smart’s importance to the Boston Celtics is becoming hard to overlook

Smart has always been a solid defensive player, but his offensive strides have allowed him to become the player the Celtics need

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Robert Horry

Robert Horry explains why Damian Lillard is the greatest clutch player in history

Putting Jordan in the fifth spot is enough to get Horry in trouble.