Former UCLA, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Dies In Police Standoff

27-year-old former UCLA standout and NBA player, Tyler Honeycutt died in a reported police standoff. 

According to LA police, the former Sacramento Kings player barricaded himself in his house Friday evening, while opening fire on the police. 

LAPD HQ on Twitter

UPDATE: SWAT entered the residence & located an unresponsive male. LAFD responded & pronounced the male dead at scene. Investigators from our Force Investigation Division are at scene conducting a thorough investigation and we will provide more details as they become available

Hours later it was confirmed by his agent that he passed away. on Twitter

BREAKING: Tyler Honeycutt’s death was confirmed by his agent. R.I.P.

As a brief member of the NBA and basketball community, condolences were tweeted from former teammates and NBA players. 

DeMarcus Cousins on Twitter

RIP Tyler Honeycutt Prayers up for his family and friends. Rest easy bro!

Lorenzo Mata on Twitter

RIP to my UCLA Bruin Brother Tyler Honeycutt #BruinsForEver

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