Former Purdue, Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers big man Caleb Swanigan dead at 25

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The Sacramento Bee

The basketball world awoke to heartbreaking news Tuesday when the Purdue Boilermakers announced the death of Caleb Swanigan, a gentle giant who spent three seasons in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers. Swanigan was 25 years old. The Purdue men’s basketball program made the announcement on social media, tweeting: “Devastated. Our thoughts and prayers to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends. The world lost a gentle soul last night. Love you Biggie.” No further details were provided. “We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Caleb Swanigan,” the Kings said in a …

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