Tristan Thompson’s mother, Andrea, dies

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Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson’s mother, Andrea Thompson, died of a sudden heart attack at her home in Toronto on Thursday. TMZ Sports was first to break the news on Friday afternoon, that Andrea was at home Thursday when she had a heart attack and was rushed to a local hospital where paramedics unsuccessfully tried to resuscitate her.

The 2016 NBA champion, 31, traveled to Toronto to be with his family, and his ex-girlfriend Khloe Kardashian joined him in order to support him and move with him during the next few days, because he is the father of her two children, as they boarded a private plane from Los Angeles to Toronto. . Kardashian, who has two children with Tristan Thompson, is said to have been close to Andrea.

Kris Jenner mourns the death of Andrea

Khloe Kardashian’s mother, Kris Jenner, confirmed Andrea’s death in an Instagram post on Friday, writing: “My heart is so saddened by the untimely passing of Tristan’s mother, Andrea. My thoughts, prayers and all my love are with Tristan, Amari, Dishon and Daniel. You have been the most amazing, dedicated and devoted mom.” Selflessness and a loving, kind, wonderful grandmother. What a blessing your family is!!! I will miss you Andrea. I will miss your bright spirit and amazing light. Thank you for always praying for us and lifting and encouraging us along the way. Rest in peace sweet angel.”

Tristan Thompson and his mother, Andrea

The NBA star frequently posted pictures with his mom — who used to work as a school bus driver — and even shared a photo of Andrea with his daughter, True, in 2019

 Andrea talking about her son with affection, writing to her, “Happy Mother’s Day Mom! It’s not enough that I praise you and hold you high. Every day is Your day. Thank you for all the sacrifices you made for me and my brothers. I love you and I am so lucky to be your son.”

Tristan Thompson and his career

Back in 2020, Thompson shared a sweet message in honor of his late mother on Mother’s Day along with a video of Thompson won his only NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016 over the Golden State Warriors. The 6-foot-9 forward is a free agent after spending last season with the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers. He spent his first 10 seasons in Cleveland before making stops with the Boston Celtics and Sacramento Kings.

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