Andre Emmett died on Sunday at the age of 37.
Emmett was shot after being confronted by two men outside his house in Dallas. One of the men displayed a handgun which led Emmett to flee but he was shot.
Emmett was named a consensus All-American at Texas Tech in 2004 after averaging 20.6 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.
Emmett played briefly in the NBA and was coming off a successful season in the Big3.