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Utica College Basketball Player, Chris Bamba Is Dead



Utica College Basketball Kingston NY player, Chris Bamba is dead. Chris Bamba was reported to have died today June 24 2020. His cause of death is not yet known.

Bamba’s impact cannot be measured in his statistics. Kingston’s first post player off the bench, can change a game with his presence inside offensively and defensively. Bamba is Kingston’s most athletic front-court player.

Coach Ron Kelder on Bamba: “Bamba is an energy kid. He’s a little bit of high-wire act. He jumps and runs. He’s an exciting kid and if he finishes around the basketball, he’s a huge help for us.”

We don’t have no much details about Utica College Basketball Player, Chris Bamba death.


The former Kingston High School basketball player and honor student, Chris Bamba got drowned while he was swimming with friends in the Rondout Creek off Bruceville Road, the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.

The body of Christopher K. Bamba, 18, of Kingston, was recovered after a water emergency was reported at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of 25 Bruceville Road in the Marbletown hamlet of High Falls, the Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.

Divers from the Sheriff’s Office and the Ulster Hose fire department were able to pull Bamba from the water, but all efforts to bring him to live faild abortive as he was pronounced dead at the scene, the release state.

The Utica College has reacted to the sudden demise of the Chris.. In an official statement on their Facebook page they wrote “We are saddened beyond words to learn of the tragic passing of Chris Bamba.  A rising sophomore, Chris immediately became an active member of our community, adored and admired by so many, including his men’s basketball teammates and coaches, his classmates, and professors. We extend our deepest condolences to Chris’s family and other loved ones.”

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