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Former NBA Player Samaki Walker Arrested for Marijuana and Steroid Possession

Not sure if this surprises anyone, but in news you care about, former NBA Player Samaki Walker was arrested yesterday during a traffic stop for marijuana and possession of liquid steriods.

Here are the details.

Arizona authorities allege former NBA basketball player Samaki Walker tried to eat marijuana as a Department of Public Safety officer approached his 2002 Mercedes-Benz following a routine traffic stop in Kingman on Thursday.

Officials said about 10 grams of marijuana was seized from the vehicle along with some prescription drugs and eight bottles of liquid steroids.

 

Walker explained to the police that he uses the steroids to improve his game, he currently plays overseas. But again, this is news that you care about.

Courtesy BSO

Nolan Smith Gets Ejected From AAU Game

While many draftees and first time college hoopers are tearing up their cities at local Pro Ams, Duke’s Nolan Smith is trying his talents at coaching. Smith just finished a solid 4 years at Duke University under the phenomenal coaching of Coack K and was picked up in the first round by the Portland Trailblazers.

Smith was coaching in the D.C. Assault AAU game in Pheonix where he managed to get ejected. Note that Smith has never been ejected from a game that he’s played in. Continue reading Nolan Smith Gets Ejected From AAU Game

Javale McGee Planks After a Dunk During Exhibition Game in Phillippines [Video]

Although the planking phemon has died down in the past couple weeks, Washington Wizards Center Javale McGee just hasn’t let it go. I say there should be a height limit to planking, and this 7 footer is just too tall.

While meeting Javale at the ESPY’s, I did ask him if he would plank the red carpet or possibly plank on stage if he won an award, he laughed. But I wouldn’t doubt it if it had crossed his mind. He did seem bum when I told him someone planked the red carpet earlier that day.

Perhaps Javale has not gotten the memo about Planking dying out, either way peep the video of him planking during the game. Continue reading Javale McGee Planks After a Dunk During Exhibition Game in Phillippines [Video]

Delonte West Releasing Mixtape Called "The Lockout" [Video]

Since he’s no longer rapping about Kentucky Fried Chicken, Delonte West is back in the stu ready to drop a mixtape titled “The Lockout”. We see what he’s doing with his spare time. Is this mixtape considered to be highly anticipated? Probably not.

Check out “The Lockout” album preview here and post your thoughts. It has more Likes than Dislikes on Youtube. That’s always a good sign, right Continue reading Delonte West Releasing Mixtape Called "The Lockout" [Video]

NBA Lockout Hurts Alonzo Mourning's Annual Summer Groove In Miami

The NBA Lockout is something being taken very serious and has caused conflict with the attendee’s of Chris Bosh’s wedding and Michael Jordan’s charity golf tournament. On top of no summer league or Team USA this summer, the NBA Lockout has hit the face of Miami and is effecting Zo’s Summer Groove activities.

According to the Sun Sentinel, The event, which begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday, will continue despite the NBA being in the middle of the lockout. Under lockout rules, active players are banned from contacting anyone associated with a team front office or coaching staff. Continue reading NBA Lockout Hurts Alonzo Mourning's Annual Summer Groove In Miami

Ron Artest Claims He's Making as Much Money Doing Comedy Shows As He Would Playing Overseas

Before the NBA Lockout, Ron Artest already proved himself to be quite the funny guy when he tried his luck at the rap game and thanked his psychiatrist after winning the NBA Finals last season. Well not Ron Artest Metta World Peace is taking his jokes on tour during the lockout. Metta even told SI.com that the money he makes doing comedy is as much as he would make if he went to play overseas. -___-

Check out the a blurb from the interview he has with SportsIllustrated along with a clip from one of his stand up comedy acts. Continue reading Ron Artest Claims He's Making as Much Money Doing Comedy Shows As He Would Playing Overseas