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Sister, cousin of Hornet Willie Green killed in car accident after game

Detroit Pistons v New Orleans Hornets

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Willie Green #33 of the New Orleans Hornets makes a layup during the game against the Detroit Pistons at the New Orleans Arena on December 8, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Hornets defeated the Pistons 93-74. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Sunday was a homecoming for Willie Green. The Detroit native was back in town as part of the New Orleans Hornets and his family came out to the Palace at Auburn Hills to watch him play against the Pistons.

Then on the way home from the game after midnight, his sister and cousin were killed in a car accident, according to the Detroit Free Press.

The cause of the accident is under investigation but this was a one-car accident on a road apparently in good condition.

Our sympathies go out to the entire Green family on the loss of Tamara Lynette Green, 30, and Gary Benjamin Green, 27.