Saturday, 26 October 2019
NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal's sister, Ayesha Harrison-Jex, passed away after suffering Cancer
Shaq's TNT co-host, Ernie Johnson, announced the heartbreaking news after former 47-year-old Los Angeles Laker did not appear at his regular position on TNT's Inside the NBA on Thursday, October 24th.
"He says his world revolves around his brother and two sisters and that he lost one of his sisters too early this morning, at the age of 40, because of cancer," he said. said Johnson.
According to Johnson, Harrison-Jex was the mother of a son named Bryce and had obtained a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from Florida A & M.
"We are trying to express in words how Shaquille reacted to that and fights ... the hearts break in Shaq's family and in our family as well," Johnson said. "When he fights, we fight with him because he is one of our brothers ... basically the big boy, whom I described as the biggest boy in the world, his heart is broken."
He ends up talking to O'Neal and says, "Very good boy, wait there."