NBA legend Darryl Dawkins, aka, “Chocolate Thunder,” known for his mad dunking skills, has died. He was 58.
Dawkins’ career in the NBA ended in 1989. He then toured with the Harlem Globetrotters.
Dawkins was the first basketball player to be drafted to the NBA straight outta high school when he was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1975. Continue reading
Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and his wife, Katrine Saltara, were injured after being involved in a shocking stabbing outside New York nightclub, Oak 1.
Two more NBA players were arrested after the dispute which occurred early Wednesday morning.
Copeland, 31, a former member of the Knicks, was stabbed in the abdomen around 4 a.m., the New York Daily News reported. Continue reading
Georgia police are seeking a Marietta couple who disappeared after going to purchase a car from a seller they contacted on Craigslist.
The Georgia State Patrol’s aviation unit joined local officials searching for the couple who are both in their late 60s.
The couple drove to McRae on Thursday to meet someone who responded to an ad Bud Runion placed on Craigslist seeking a 1966 Mustang. Continue reading
Below find the full email penned by Bruce Levenson and leaked by the Hawks organization.
It’s only fair to note that Levenson was one of the most vocal critics of owners of Donald Sterling.
From: Bruce Levenson
Sent: 8/25/2012 11:47:02 PM
Subject: Re: Business/Game ops Continue reading
Nickey Maxwell Van Exel, the son of former Lakers star, Nick Van Exel, was sentenced to 60 years in prison for murder in Texas on Friday.
NEW YORK (ThecounT.com) At least six were hurt and apparently a purse-snatcher was the cause. As thousands waited on the street for a chance to try out for “America’s Next Top Model,” a car pulled up pouring smoke, someone yelled “fire!” and that’s when all hell broke loose. The women panicked and started running for their lives. WINS radio reported that a stampede followed.
To make matters worse, a man jumped from a car and started stealing the women’s purses. 3 people were eventually arrested according to NYPD. Good thing it wasn’t tryouts for “the Biggest Loser.”