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Shaquille O'Neal's Sister Passed Away After a Long Battle with Cancer

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Shaquille O'Neal's sister Ayesha Harrison-Jex has been in the news as of late. While you may not have realized Shaq actually had any brothers or sisters, Ayesha is one of three siblings to the legendary NBA player. 

Some rather distressing news has been floating around online about her over the past day or so. What's going on with the family? Here's everything we know about the situation so far. 

What happened to Shaquille O'Neal's sister Ayesha Harrison-Jex?

Unfortunately, Shaquille's sister Ayesha Harrison-Jex passed away from a long battle with cancer on Thursday, Oct. 24. She was just 40 years old. Originally diagnosed with cancer three years ago, Ayesha had been struggling against the disease for some time.