35 year-old Troy “Escalade” Jackson has died unexpectedly in Los Angeles last night, while in town for the NBA All-Star Weekend. The cause of death is not known and an autopsy is expected.
Escalade is recognized as one of the most famous streetball players and at one time was a member of the Globetrotters. He is featured in the very popular And1 Mixtape. The NBA is in shock and players like Shaquille O’Neal and Rick Fox have already Twittered their condolences.