Celtics fan remembered at funeral by playing NBA2K in Kyrie jersey

A New Orleans man was honored at his wake with some of his favorite things

A New Orleans man was honored at his wake with some of his favorite things

On June 26, 18-year-old Boston Celtics fan Renard Matthews was shot and killed in New Orleans.

At the wake, his body was sitting in a chair, surrounded by his favorite snacks, video controller in his hand and an "NBA 2K Showdown" game being auto-played in front of him. Due to their son's passion for basketball and the Boston Celtics, the family had him wearing his Kyrie Irving jersey for the wake.

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Although it's not stated explicitly, he's likely "playing" a version of National Basketball Association 2K based on the above video which included a shot of the television screen. On the television beside him is what appears to be National Basketball Association 2k18, though we can't confirm this. His family put together a unique display, which quickly went viral, at the Sunday wake that commemorated the young man's life and love of the Celtics.

We've not attached an image for sensitivity's sake, but if you'd like to see more there's coverage on WGNO and Fox 8.

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