Former NBA star falsely reported dead

The New York Post made an egregious error when they reported that a body found by police in Queens was former SMU and NBA basketball player Quinton Ross.

The report from early morning said Ross was found buried on a beach, but it was another man by the name of Quinton Ross. Ross was attending an SMU basketball game in Dallas at the time of the report. He was made aware of his falsely stated death when he woke the next morning to his phone loaded with panicked messages from family and friends.

Ross called his family and friends to reassure them he was, indeed, alive. He also posted on Facebook to, “let everybody know I was OK.”

The New York Post has since corrected the error.

 

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Nick

Nick the Quick White is an avid fan of basketball and hip hop, and a contributing writer with WJS since 2013. Nick has interviewed rappers, ballers, rapper ballers, and baller rappers on the site and continues to preach that the NBA should have a team in Europe. Maybe because Nick currently lives outside London where to them Football is actually played with your feet, can you believe this fatuousness?

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