Family Displays Son's Body Playing NBA2K, Wearing Kyrie Irving Jersey At Wake

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

WDSU-TV reports his body was positioned in a chair and he had a video game controller in his lap. Matthews' corpse is propped up in a spinning chair while wearing a Celtics jersey, more specifically the No. 11 Kyrie Irving black alternate jersey. It's an unconventional way of honoring someone's death, yet the Matthews family believes it'll help his friends remember him in the best way possible.

The teen's mom, Temeka, told WGNO that her son was a bit of a homebody and had only recently started venturing outside before he was killed in a shooting on June 25.

During his remembrance on Sunday, the family had Matthews preserved and placed in stance that reflected his low-key lifestyle. According to News4Jax sister station KPRC-TV, Matthews will be buried on Tuesday.

Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian: Jon Jones Lingers Over Daniel Cormier
He'll have to face a remarkable fighter in Cormier, who was a heavyweight amateur wrestler before his late-starting MMA career. He made his most recent trip to the cage at UFC 200 , where he originally scored a victory over Mark Hunt .

That was the case for 18-year-old Renard Matthews, who loved video games and the Boston Celtics.

The realistic tribute to Matthews also came with the teenager surrounded by some of his favorite snacks, including cereal, Doritos, zebra cakes, and a root beer.

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