Jermaine Marshall, the Former Arizona State and Penn State guard, died while playing overseas with France’s Hermine Nantes Basket, his team in France confirmed on Friday, January 18. He was 28.
No additional information about Jermaine's passing, including the cause of death, has been released. As per the report, Nantes has requested to postpone its scheduled game against ADA Blois by the Ligue Nationale de Basket.
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He was reportedly found dead in his France apartment.
Jermaine played three seasons at Penn State from 2010 to 2013. He later transferred to Arizona State for his final year of eligibility.
He briefly played for the Houston Rockets in the NBA season of 2014-15 before embarking on a pro career in Europe, including stops in the Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Finland.
Shortly after the sportsman's death news emerged, multiple stars and teams shared tweets to pay tribute to him. Check them out.
He gave us so many big buckets en route to the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Jermaine Marshall. pic.twitter.com/1kXeLwDyTZ
— Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) January 18, 2019
RIP Jermaine Marshall ???? pic.twitter.com/LxMsZiSm6w
— Sun Devil Edits (@SunDevilEdits) January 18, 2019
He was only a Sun Devil for 1 season but man was incredible on and off the floor. The best part about my job is getting to meet great student athletes and watch them perform for the school we all love. @SunDevilHoops lost a great too soon today!!! Rest In Peace Maino!!! #ForksUp pic.twitter.com/iR3SZddZex
— Kyle Dodd (@K_Dodd3) January 18, 2019
?? COMMUNIQUÉ - Le Nantes Basket Hermine en deuil
— Nantes Basket Hermine (@NantesBasket44) January 18, 2019
Rest In Peace Jermaine Marshall!
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