We regret to inform you of the passing of Demetrius Calip, a member of the 1989 Michigan men’s basketball team national championship squad, on February 5, 2023. He had only been at the university for 53 years when he passed away, yet he will be remembered for his outstanding achievements. If you want more information, keep reading.
A brief introduction to Demetrius Calip.
Demetrius Calip was an American professional basketball player who was a key member of the 1989 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Champion University of Michigan Wolverines. Calip was born in Flint, Michigan, where his agility and talent helped him acquire instant popularity on the local courts. He went on to play a significant role on the Wolverines’ championship team before he moved for California to seek a professional basketball career. Calip is well-known not just for his professional basketball career but also for his roles in the movie Blue Chips (1994) and Eddie (1996). His vibrant presence on and off the court ensured that his legacy would endure long after he had left the game.
After graduating from college, Calip worked as the manager of a mortgage firm and as an actor before he became a basketball coach. Darius Morris, a student of his, was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2011 NBA Draft after playing for the Michigan Wolverines from 2009 to 2011. All who knew him consider him a remarkable individual, both on and off the court; he not only made significant strides in the development of Michigan basketball, but he also left behind many laudable legacies in other fields.
How did Demetrius Calip perish? To what do we owe his untimely demise?
Demetrius Calip was a basketball icon who played for the Los Angeles Lakers for many years. His passing has been a terrible blow to everyone who knew him or enjoyed his work because he was such a fantastic player. The circumstances behind Demetrius Calip’s death are now unclear and may forever stay such. Nonetheless, please accept our deepest sympathies on behalf of the whole staff as you support his loved ones during this time of loss.
Obituary for Demetrius Calip
Our deepest sympathies are with anybody who has been impacted by Demetrius Calip’s passing. Let us gather to celebrate his life and legacy as one of Michigan’s most cherished Wolverines by recalling his many accomplishments off the court, including those as an actor and coach. You will be sorely missed, Mr. Calip, but rest easy knowing that your life was well lived. RIP Demetrius Clipp, forever a champion, a Michigan man. Go Blue!