BB King, who was the former head coach at Knott County Central, Knott County Centra and the current Breathitt County head coach both died. Let’s look at how BB King passed away and BB King’s causes of death in detail.
Who was BB King?
While a player, King was a member of two 14th Region championship teams, and with 1,941 points, he became the Patriots’ third-leading scorer all-time. He coached at Knott Central for 12 years, earning seven district championships, five regional championships, and three regional All “A” trophies. He has a 260-109 overall record. The very first Mr Basketball to ever originate from Knott County, Camron Justice, was trained by him.
How did BB King die?
BB King died. King was famous for his time as a coach at his former college, Knott Central. One of the most successful regional coaches is betrayed by mountain basketball fans.
BB King cause of death
The cause of death for BB King was not yet officially revealed. According to reports online, BB King cause of death was pneumonia. BB is suffering from lung pneumonia and is in the hospital from Tuesday. The condition then began to worsen and was put on a ventilator in the ARH Whitesburg ICU unit. BB King passed away on the 20th of December, 2022.
We will post an update regarding the BB King’s cause of death as soon as we have the details from the correct source.
Sad day for those who grew up and played in the 14th region here in Kentucky. B.B King was a tremendous coach and an even better person. pic.twitter.com/G9PkKCL4ll— Kory- Dilly Dilly Time (@Kory_DillyTime) December 21, 2022
Tribute for BB King
Many expressed their deep sympathy to his family members and expressed their love for the man.
Lynn Noplis commented,
“So I am so sorry for your loss and thoughts for the family, friends , family and the entire group of kids who he played with. Rest In Peace B.B. King “