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The NBA and sports world are shocked by the news of a tragedy that recently hit. The 23XI team owned by Michael Jordan and its star driver Bubba Wallace were among the ones who paid tribute after 28-year-old rapper Takeoff, the third piece of the rap group Migos was shot and killed in a bowling alley in Houston, on 1st November 2022.

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NBA stars and various other sporting greats paid their tributes to the rapper online after the news broke. Boxing legend Mike Tyson also tweeted out his prayers for the 28-year-old.

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23XI owned by Michael Jordan pays tribute to Takeoff

The whole world was shocked by the untimely death of Kirshnik Khari Ball, aka Takeoff, as he went to a bowling alley with fellow rapper Quavo.

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Furthermore, fans in the rap world poured in with their thoughts on the news. The “bright light” being taken away was a moment of shock and grief for fans.

Bubba Wallace, the NASCAR driver for 23XI shared a picture of him with the Migos in 2018. He mentioned that the group and the individual were down to earth. The Twitter handle of ‘23XI’ shared the same.

The NBA world also joined hands as former Los Angeles Lakers stars Nick Young and Jared Dudley shared their condolences for the rapper. The former Los Angeles Clippers star Jamal Crawford and Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown also gave their thoughts online.

Here are some of the reactions from NBA Twitter to the tragic news:

Raheem Sterling, the Chelsea soccer star also tweeted out his prayers for Takeoff.

Details of the incident that took place

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TMZ first reported the rapper’s death in the early morning hours of November 1st. They also reported on the dispatch calls that took place.

Five bullets were fired, as reported by TMZ. Takeoff was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people were apparently injured and their current situation is unknown at the moment.

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Notably, Quavo, who was present along with Takeoff at the bowling alley, was unhurt and has yet to say anything publicly about the incident.

Fans expressed their grief as they saw the rapper’s last-ever Instagram stories posted before the incident. Some videos of the incident released online in the aftermath have enraged fans and they have urge for the videos to be deleted.



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