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Former NBA Player Jackson Vroman Dies at 34

Jackson Vroman | Photo Credits: SERGIO PEREZ, © SERGIO PEREZ/Reuters/Corbis

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.



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VIDEO: Watch a Fresh-Faced Amy Winehouse Sing "Happy Birthday" at Age 14

Amy Winehouse | Photo Credits: Kirsty Umback

Most people remember Amy Winehouse as a drug-addled train wreck who became known more for the tabloid headlines she'd generate than her music.

But in the new documentary Amy, director Asif Kapadia is determined to cast her in a new light: as a brilliant musician whose talents vanished too soon.

Case in point? Check out the film's opening scene, which features a 14-year-old Winehouse channeling Marilyn Monroe as she sings "Happy Birthday" to a friend at her birthday party. "The film begins with [Amy and her friends] just messing around at a birthday party, and they're just kids," Kapadia told E! Online.

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"It was all there. It was perfectly formed at the age of 14," he adds. "She had it all already. It's only two years later she was then performing. It's only three years later she's having these really intense relationships and making songs out of them. ... You can see already she was a mature girl at 14. So that opening scene, I think, makes a lot of people go 'Wow.'"

Winehouse died in 2011 at age 27. The cause of death was determined to be alcohol poisoning.



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Surprise! Evangeline Lilly Is Pregnant

Evangeline Lilly | Photo Credits: Frank Trapper, © Frank Trapper/Corbis

Baby No. 2 is on the way for Evangeline Lilly.

Wearing a black and white dress, the Lost alum showed off her baby bump at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie, Ant-Man, Monday night. She revealed that she's due in September, E! Online reports.

This will be the second child for Lilly, 35, and her partner, Norman Kali, whom she met when he worked as a production assistant on Lost. The new baby will join big brother Kahekili, 4.

And its likely the family will continue to grow - in January, Lilly toldOcean Drive magazine, "I frickin' love being pregnant," and said that she and Kali dream of adopting four kids.

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