Kevin Durant’s ‘Adopted Brother’ Was Fatally Shot Outside an Atlanta Nightclub
1(*VO-Video)TC beginning??Courtesy - Getty Images??The man who NBA star Kevin Durant called his “adopted brother” was shot and killed while celebrating his birthday in Atlanta.
????2/3(*VO-SG)??Courtesy - Google Maps??32-year-old Clifford Dixon was shot multiple times outside of the SL Lounge and rushed to the Grady Memorial Hospital where he died.
????4(*VO-Video)??Fox5 Atlanta reports the gunman who fled the scene has not been arrested yet.????5(*VO-Still)??Courtesy - Getty Images??According to the Oklahoman, Dixon was apparently taken in by Durant’s mother when he was 16 years old.????1/6(*VO-Video/SG)TC :09??Courtesy - Getty Images??Highlight quote??And she posted to Twitter, saying, “Our family was an extension of his & we shared wonderful memories.
His transition is an incredible loss for all of us who loved him, he will be missed dearly."????7(*VO-Still)??Courtesy - Getty Images??And the Journal-Constitution reported that Durant mentioned their close relationship in his 2014 MVP speech.
????8(*VO-Still)??Courtesy - Getty Images??Despite Dixon’s death, Durant still played in his scheduled game against the Indiana Pacers.????