Lafayette Dorsey Death – Dead: Sad report has it that Former Pacific University basketball player, Lafayette Dorsey has passed away. Lafayette Dorsey was reported to have died today August 6 2020. No report yet on the real cause of his death but sources are claiming it’s a suicide issue.
The Los Angeles coroner’s office confirms the death of former Dorsey All-City guard Lafayette Dorsey Jr. this morning. He was 23. Former Coliseum League MVP. Played basketball for Pacific, redshirted last season at Nicholls St. A key player with the Tigers transferred to Nichols last season before announcing he was transferring in May.
National Grassroot editor at BallsLife confirmed to the public that Lafayette Dorsey has passed on.
In a series of tweets he wrote “Shocking news: #RIP Lafayette Dorsey Jr. Wording starting to spread that the former L.A. Dorsey/Pacific/Nicholls St. standout is no longer with us. He’s a former Coliseum League MVP and his father was also a #LACity standout #HSBB player. Stunning.”
Shocking news: #RIP Lafayette Dorsey Jr.
Wording starting to spread that the former L.A. Dorsey/Pacific/Nicholls St. standout is no longer with us 🙏🏼.
— Ronnie Flores (@RonMFlores) August 6, 2020
Few Things You Need To Know About Lafayette Dorsey
A native of Los Angeles, Calif., Dorsey is majoring in Communication Studies.
As a high school senior for Dorsey High School in 2016, Dorsey helped lead the Dons to a 24-9 overall record and a Coliseum League title. He was named league MVP, First-Team All-City and CIF All-State. He averaged 21 points, five assists and six rebounds per contest.
Following his high school career, Dorsey attended prep school at OnPoint Academy in Oklahoma City and was the Outlaws’ second-leading scorer, averaging 22 points per game. He also averaged four assists and four rebounds per contest.
Dorsey appeared in 24 games for the Tigers. He averaged 15.4 minutes, 7.1 points and 2.6 reobunds per game. Dorsey scored in double-digits in five contests, scoring a career-high of 18 in Pacific”s 72-69 loss to Saint Mary”s on Jan. 20.