Grief is UNIVERSAL, grief touches ALL, and is a very personal journey. Everyone encounters grief at some point in their lives, and grief does not follow any timelines or schedules. Everyone grieves differently, but there are some commonalities in the stages of grief and the order of feelings experienced during grief. Shock and denial are the first stages, followed by anger and bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance and HOPE… Hope for eternal rest and that we will be Forever Remembered…A country in grieving for a basketball star that shined on the court and off..