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Jackson Vroman, a Lebanese basketball player who was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 2004, was found dead in a pool at his Los Angeles home Monday, the Des Moines Register reports. He was 34.

Born in Bountiful, Utah, Vroman was the son of Brett Vroman, also a former NBA player who was a member of the Utah Jazz in the early 1980s. After being drafted by the Bulls, Vroman went on to play for the Phoenix Suns and the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.

Several early reports, including a tweet from the Lebanese national basketball team, erroneously reported that Vroman was killed in a car crash. His death was also confirmed by the Phoenix Suns on Twitter.

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After his NBA career, Vroman played professional basketball in Spain, China, South Korea and the Philippines until 2014.