Brooklyn Nets Pay Tribute To Superfan Who Passed Away

The Brooklyn Nets honored the life of recently deceased superfan Jeffrey Vanchiro—known as Jeffrey Gamblero—tonight with a video tribute, as well as t-shirts that the whole team and many Nets employees wore. Vanchiro passed away Sunday, after suffering serious injuries when he fell out of a second story window.


Prior to tonight's game against the Heat, the Nets played a montage of Gamblero videos and photos, as well as holding a moment of silence. During warmups Nets player wore neon t-shirts with "Gamblero" on the back above a number 44, a nod to the customized Nets jersey Gamblero would wear over neon undershirts.