Christian Laettner Rumors

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Christian Laettner
Christian Laettner
Position: None
Born: 08/17/69
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:244 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Grant Hill: “I had no idea how big it was at the time. I’m 19 years old. I could barely process 20 days, let alone 25 years. I didn’t really appreciate it until I got into the NBA and I’m watching March Madness as a spectator. I’m sitting in my hotel room, and they’re showing Michael Jordan in 1982, the Georgetown-Villanova game in 1985 and Dereck Whittenburg’s shot against Houston and us. And then I was like, ‘Wow.’ This is something that might be playing for years.”
6 months ago via ESPN
Scottie Pippen and his wife are FURIOUS at Christian Laettner — claiming he still hasn’t paid them back the hundreds of thousands of dollars he owes them … and they want to collect, NOW. Around 2007, Pippen invested a ton of money with Laettner and his partners to buy a stake in the Memphis Grizzlies … but when the deal fizzled, he never got his money back.
Pippen sued Laettner and his partners and was awarded a $2.5 million judgment — but have NOT received the full amount. Enter Larsa Pippen … who took the beef public this week — tweeting at Laettner, “Hey @laettnerbball are you ever gonna pay us back homie?” “It’s crazy you’ve been f***ing us around forever @laettnerbball. Homie how do u sleep at night.”
I always preface this with Christian Laettner is a friend. We spent hours after practices hanging out. We got in a heated card game. Normally, when you play cards and you lose, it’s no big deal. Just try to pay your debt before the next plane ride. You don’t have to pay the next day at practice, or the next four days at practice, but before the next plane ride, you get your debts out of the way. That’s the rule of things. Laettner liked to have debt and play until he won it back. We had a little heated conversation about debts. I’m sitting there thinking, ‘How you sitting up here talking about this and you owe me money?’ Next thing I know, it was on. I was heated that night now, but I can admit when I was wrong. The next day was an off day. I drove up to his apartment. He opened the door – I could see he had a black eye. But we talked and laughed and it was over. We’re still friends. As good friends as a Duke and North Carolina guy can be.