Scott Kalvert, Basketball Diaries Director, Dead at 49

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Scott Kalvert, the director of Basketball Diaries, has died.

He was 49.

Kalvert was found in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday and later pronounced dead.

The L.A. Coroner’s Office is investigating the death as a possible suicide.

Kalvert was also known for directing Deuces Wild and famous ’80s and ’90s music videos such as DJ Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith’s “Parents Just Don’t Understand,” Salt-N-Pepa’s “Shoop” and Marky Mark’s “Good Vibrations.”

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