Just absolutely gutwrenching news for the basketball communtiy this weekend. Former small forward Cam Biedscheid has tragically lost his life at the young age of 27.
NBA skills coach Drew Hanlen announced the news on his Instagram account, writing “Woke up to heartbreaking news this morning that Cam Biedscheid was shot and killed last night.”
His collegiate career with Notre Dame with him averaging 6.2 points in 17.4 minutes per game. From there, he would transfer to Missouri, but left the program before ever suiting up for them because of personal matters.
“Cam was not only one of the most talented basketball players I ever worked with, but he also was one of the funniest & happiest people I ever knew until the streets took him in,” Hanlen wrote. “He was a talented, hard-working kid who let his life off the court destroy his dream on the court. While I wish I wasn’t typing this, I hope this saves one of y’all from throwing your dream away by making better choices. Love you little bro”