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    Great

    http://www.commercialappeal.com/news...e-williams-ka/

    Former University of Memphis basketball players Shawne Williams, 24, and Kareem Cooper, 25, were detained on separate charges today when detectives spotted Williams driving his Dodge Charger down Winchester Road without a seatbelt.

    Officers reported they detected a strong odor of marijuana wafting from Cooper, who was in the passenger seat near Graceland at the time of the routine traffic stop. As Cooper stepped out of the vehicle, he turned over a handgun loaded with 20 rounds to detectives, who quickly spotted a bag of marijuana weighing 17.2 grams concealed in his crotch area, police said.

    Cooper was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to manufacture/deliver/sell and felony possession of a firearm. No bond has been set.

    Williams, a former Conference-USA tournament MVP and the driver of the vehicle, presented officers his driver's license, suspended Feb. 12 for failure to satisfy a citation. A physical arrest was made to prevent the offense from continuing, the police affidavit said. His bond is set at $250.

    Williams is still awaiting trial Oct. 1 for the January indictment for four counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell and four counts of conspiracy to manufacture/deliver/sell a controlled substance, a codeine-based syrup. His bond was set at $16,000.

    Cooper was last booked on July 10 for domestic assault with bodily harm, records show. His bond was set at $2,500.

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    he is just a duma$$, hopefully he is put in jail for a long time and we don't have to hear anything else about this punk.

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    This is in the Lorenzen Wright thread but probably deserves it's own thread.


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    Such a waste.

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    Did the Pacers end up with Price and Magnum..or Price and Lance for this kid?

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    Did the Pacers end up with Price and Magnum..or Price and Lance for this kid?
    The latter. Magnum was another trade.


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    Did the Pacers end up with Price and Magnum..or Price and Lance for this kid?
    Price and Ryan Reid.

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    Did the Pacers end up with Price and Magnum..or Price and Lance for this kid?
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    The latter. Magnum was another trade.
    DAL's picks got us AJ Price and Ryan Reid, who we then traded for Magnum Rolle.

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    Just sad
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    This is in the Lorenzen Wright thread but probably deserves it's own thread.

    Whoops I didn't check that until now

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    DAL's picks got us AJ Price and Ryan Reid, who we then traded for Magnum Rolle.
    Pretty good save by the "30th best GM" in the league in my opinion

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    We traded Shawne Williams for AJ Price and Ryan Reid (who we then traded for Magnum Rolle). And people say Bird doesn't know what he's doing?
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    Absolutely Priceless! He claims he wants to get back in the league, yet he comes into camp overweight. He wants to earn a living in the NBA. Yet he blazes up in a Dogde Charger with a suspended license, with one of his hood rat friends. Not exactly low profile, Shawne! Man you're an idiot, what a waste of talent and ability. Dude had the ability but has a 2 cent head.

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    Truely sad, he had a lot of talent, just couldn't get away from the street life.

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    Ex-Pacers F Williams arrested, charged

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    I remember calling out Shawne when he first missed a court date a few years ago. I got flamed. But, usually, where there's smoke there's fire.

    Feel bad for this guy and his family. He had a chance at millions per year. He'll likely never have an opportunity to make over $100,000, legitimately, the rest of his life.
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    Ex-Pacers F Williams arrested, charged

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    God, I hate ESPN.

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    No kidding. They couldn't have listed him as "Former Dallas Mavericks Forward Shawne Williams Arrested in Memphis"?

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    Whoops I didn't check that until now
    Don't worry it's better to have a thread dedicated to this topic.


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    The only thing more pure than Shawne's shooting stroke is his stupidity.

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    Come on Shawne, you were looking good in Summer League and had a chance to make it back in the NBA. I think he's already used up his three strikes.

    Here's a pretty good article I read recently about Shawne.

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    It's always stupid stuff that he gets in trouble for. Dude, if you're going to smoke weed while driving, at least put on your seatbelt.

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    God, I hate ESPN.
    We've earned the reputation. Dallas has not. They spat him out of there in less than a year. We kept those types of clowns for years allowing them to fill up rap sheets...and even kept acquiring them.

    While other GM's passed on Lance due to his reputation, the Pacers did not. It will be interesting to see if we are simply a better judge of character now...or just stupid.

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    Sad how he's ruined his career from pure stupidity.

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