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Ish Wainright’s Father Passes at Age 68

Jan 16, 2022; Detroit, Michigan, USA; The shoes of Phoenix Suns forward Ish Wainright (12) during the game against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Coach Calvin Wainright, father of Ish Wainright, passed away Monday morning in Kansas City. Calvin was an incredible mentor and spent his life showing kids around him how to escape poverty and violence. 

Ish Wainright expressed his sorrow on Twitter after hearing the news of his dad’s passing.

The Suns PF will miss tonight’s game against the Timberwolves.

 

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