Atlanta Hawks forward James Michael Scott, left, was arrested in Banks County (Georgia) on Thursday following a high speed police chase that reached speeds of 98 mph.
The Cleveland Cavaliers’ thrilling 114-111 come-from-behind victory over the hapless Atlanta Hawks in game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals came down to one play on Sunday.
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James easily dismantled the Atlanta Hawks’ defense on the road at the Philips Arena in Atlanta Wednesday night. The sexy power forward finished with a humble 31 points, eight rebounds, and six assists. While Cavs guard J.R. Smith contributed a record 8 three pointers by a bench player in an eastern conf. finals game. Game 2 is Friday in Atlanta. The Cavs are expected to sweep the 7-game series.
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Not since the 1980s has the 1st round of the NBA playoffs been this boring.
Sports purists are questioning how rap mogul Jay Z’s lowly Brooklyn Nets made it into the first round of the NBA playoffs while other noteworthy teams such as OKC, the Pacers, and the Miami Heat sit at home.
The thuggery in the NBA continues. According to published reports Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and his girlfriend were stabbed outside popular New York City nightclub 1 OAK on Tuesday night.
Rapper 2 Chainz was named Chief Executive Officer of the struggling Atlanta Hawks franchise for a week.
Atlanta Hawks CEO and part-owner Steve Koonin, left, presented rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris, center, with an expensive Audemars Piguet timepiece backstage before the Hawks home opener on Saturday. Koonin was very appreciative of T.I. for helping to save the Hawks after that messy racial incident involving former owner Bruce Levenson. Other celebs in the house included reality TV stars Tameka Harris, Kandi and Todd Tucker, and rapper 2 Chainz.
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