Re: Negro Beast of the Week

Discussion in 'General Fitness' started by [email protected], Feb 5, 2006.

  1. Crees Mortoon wrote:
    > Rider arrested on kidnapping charges
    > Friday January 27, 2006
    >
    > Isaiah Rider, 34, hasn't played in the NBA since November 2001.
    > Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
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    > MARIN, Calif. (AP) -- Troubled former NBA player Isaiah Rider was
    > arrested by Marin County sheriff's deputies Thursday on charges of
    > kidnapping a female acquaintance, authorities said.
    >
    > Rider, 34, was being held on $2 million bail at Marin County Jail on
    > charges of kidnapping and battery, said Sgt. Bruce Baker of the Marin
    > County Sheriff's office. Rider, who also faces an outstanding warrant
    > for resisting arrest in Alameda County, was scheduled to be arraigned
    > on Friday.
    >
    > Rider allegedly got into an argument Wednesday night with the
    > unidentified female acquaintance and drove off with her against her
    > will, Baker said. The woman began to scream, attracting the attention
    > of police. Authorities tracked Rider down early Thursday morning and
    > arrested him, Baker said. The woman was not injured.
    >
    > Rider racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and
    > suspensions in his NBA career, which ended in 2001. His offenses
    > ranged from being tardy to practice to spitting at fans and airport
    > personnel to crimes of assault and marijuana possession.
    >
    > He spent two days in jail for failing to perform court-ordered
    > community service for a 1994 assault charge -- kicking a woman in the
    > back after a disagreement at an autograph signing.
    >
    > In May 1997 he was convicted of marijuana possession and later pleaded
    > no contest to possessing unregistered cellular phones.
    >
    > Rider was the fifth overall pick by Minnesota in the 1993 NBA draft
    > and spent three seasons with the Timberwolves, winning the slam dunk
    > championship his rookie season.


    Was Rider a Fulbright or a Rhodes scholar?

    Jay
     
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  2. Razor Ramon

    Razor Ramon Guest

    <[email protected]> Was Rider a Fulbright or a Rhodes scholar?
    >
    >

    Was he the guy that shot-gunned his dog and later killed his limo driver and
    was acquitted by a jury of Californians?
     
  3. rigger

    rigger Guest

    Razor Ramon wrote:
    > <[email protected]> Was Rider a Fulbright or a Rhodes scholar?
    > >
    > >

    > Was he the guy that shot-gunned his dog and later killed his limo driver and
    > was acquitted by a jury of Californians?


    Maybe too many Twinkies?

    dennis
    in nca
     
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