International basketball star, Dii’Jon Allen-Jordan has passed away at age 27. Dii’Jon, originally from Plainfield, New Jersey, made a name for himself as he soared in basketball throughout grade school, high school and even college. Also known as D-Bread, the ball player formally played for the Cheshire Phoenix.
The team shared a statement about the late player via Instagram. The message reads, “Dii’jon represented the club during the 2016-17 and 18-19 season and was a huge fan favourite with his high flying dunks but most importantly his caring and lovable personality.”
D-Bread also played for the London Lions who writes via Instagram, “the London Lions are heartbroken to hear of the tragic passing of our former player, Dii’jon Allen Jordan. DJ was a lovely person who lit up the room. We offer prayers up to his family and friends.”
Dii’Jon leaves behind a host of family, friends, loved ones and a community of people who knew and loved him. He will be greatly missed. May he continue to rest peacefully.
My brother for life 💔🕊 pic.twitter.com/H6RP3E4QJQ
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Plainfield’s finest 💔 Fly High King 🕊 pic.twitter.com/J7dUnwJ6qL
— Hallice Cooke (@Hallywood_13) May 4, 2021
Plainfield legend, Rest In Peace ⚡️⚡️⚡️ pic.twitter.com/kx6V34oMOF
— Najee (@najeechandler) May 4, 2021
3 deaths in 3 days , I pray for my city ! God got some real niggas up there with him this is pain I never knew existed pic.twitter.com/Hra6786Lk8
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