- Shaquille O'Neal's younger sister died at the age of 40
- Ayesha Harrison-Jex fought cancer for 3 years
- Fans and friends took to social media to express their sympathy and support to Shaq and his family
- The retired basketball star thanked those who showed love and support to him during this difficult time
Shaquille O'Neal's sister Ayesha Harrison-Jex passed away at the age of 40.
Ayesha sadly died after battling cancer for 3 years.
Shaquille was very close to his late sister. He immediately went back to Orlando to be with his family and had to skip the latest episode of "Inside the NBA" where he works as one of the show's hosts.
"His heart is breaking tonight. He said his world revolves around his brother and two sisters, and he lost one of his sisters this morning," one of his colleagues explained his absence on the show.
Fans and friends sent their support and condolences for O'Neal and his family.
Sending prayers and condolences to you and your family Big Fella. May your sister Rest In Peace
Be strong brother, hard times never last but the tough do! Sending my prayers out to you and yours
You are such a sweet guy. I am praying Gods supernatural comfort for you and your loved ones.
Very sorry for your loss, Shaq. May your beautiful sister's spirit live on through all who knew and loved her
The basketball superstar expressed his gratitude for all the support and condolences for his sister and his family.
"Thanks for the condolences and the love. If I had older brothers, it would be you 3."
Previously, KAMI reposted about Shaquille O'Neal's extravagant mansion in Los Angeles.
Shaquille Rashaun "Shaq" O'Neal is a retired professional America basketball player. He is considered one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history.
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