Mother Of Late NBA Prospect Terrence Clarke Pays Emotional Visit To Gravesite On His 22nd Birthday


Osmine Clarke, the mother of the late NBA prospect Terrence Clarke, paid a heartfelt tribute to her son on what would have been his 22nd birthday. Osmine visited Terrence’s grave and shared an emotional video of the memorial on Instagram.

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Terrence Clarke’s mother, Osmine, visited her son’s grave on his 22nd birthday, expressing her deep longing and sadness.

The somber clip showed Terrence Clarke’s tombstone adorned with birthday balloons, flowers, and basketballs, a poignant reminder of his love for the sport. Osmine expressed her emotions, saying, “Happy birthday T, miss you so much.”

In addition to Terrence Clarke’s mother’s tribute, John Calipari, who coached Clarke during his time at the University of Kentucky, honored his former player by sharing a photo of Clarke in his No. 5 jersey. Calipari captioned the image, saying, “Happy heavenly birthday, Terrence.”

Fellow basketball players Zaire Wade, Isaiah Jackson, and Brandon Boston Jr. also paid their respects to Terrence Clarke with their own social media posts.

As previously reported, Terrence Clarke tragically lost his life in a car accident just weeks before the 2021 NBA Draft. Since his untimely passing, the NBA and his hometown of Boston have continued to honor his memory in various ways. This includes selecting him as an honorary pick in the 2021 draft, presenting his mother with an honorary Rising Star jersey during the 2022 All-Star Weekend, and dedicating a new community gym in his honor.

Terrence Clarke was a highly-touted 5-star recruit in high school and was named the 10th best player in the 2020 class by ESPN. During his freshman year at the University of Kentucky, Clarke averaged 9.6 points and 2 assists per game.

Today, we remember Terrence Clarke and the impact he had on the basketball community. Rest in peace.