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Ex-UCLA Star Billy Knight Found Dead At 39 After 'Goodbye' Video

Ex-UCLA Star Billy Knight Found Dead At 39 After 'Goodbye' Video
Published On: Tue, Jul 10
Mar 23, 2015; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles forward Ivey Slaughter (23) grabs a rebound against Florida Gulf Coast Eagles guard Whitney Knight (14) and Eagles guard DyTiesha Dunson (00) during the first half of a game in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Ex-UCLA star and renowned basketball trainer Billy Knight was found dead in Phoenix on Sunday after posting an apparent video suicide note ... cops confirm to TMZ Sports.A 

The 39-year-old posted a YouTube video early Sunday morning saying it was "probably my last message on Earth" ... and noting, "My time is up."

In the video, an emotional Knight talks about depression and apologizes to friends and family. He also advises people suffering from mental illness to seek help, so they don't end up like him.A 

Shortly after the video was posted, the Phoenix P.D. says officers found Knight's body in a roadway in downtown Phoenix.A 

Officers say, "No evidence of foul play was detected," but the body has been sent to the Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.A 

Knight broke out at UCLA in 2001 -- when he startedA all 33 games and averaged 14 points on 46 percent shooting from the floor.

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