Portland Trail Blazers video coordinator Zach Cooper has passed away at the age of 32.
The cause of death is unknown at this time.
“This is a heartbreaking loss for the entire Trail Blazers family,” President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey said. “Zach was a positive spirit, a tireless worker and an outstanding teacher. My prayers go out to his family and all who loved him.”
“I am devastated by the news of Zach’s passing,” coach Terry Stotts said. “He was a valued member of staff, but more importantly, he was an outstanding young man who everyone loved and appreciated. Words cannot adequately express my sadness for such a loss.”