On the morning that Frédéric Weis tried to kill himself, he dreamed about owning a beach house. A beach house had been Weis’s dream for a long time. In France, in Spain, in Greece — wherever his career took him as a 7-foot-2 professional basketball player. He liked the sand, he liked the surf. A beach house was a good dream. But on that day, in January 2008, the dream did not make him smile. Weis got into his car in Bilbao, Spain, around 10 a.m. and began the drive here, to this small city in west-central France best known for its production of fine china. He was on his way to see his wife and son. About 90 minutes into the drive, Weis suddenly pulled over at a rest area near Biarritz, a French town not far from the border.
July 23, 2016 | 10:56 am EDT Update
Former Celtics guard Gerald Green is returning home. A source told Sporting News that Green will sign with Boston on a one-year, guaranteed contract. Green was originally the No. 18 choice by the Celtics in the 2005 draft.
Crabbe got the biggest pay day but undoubtedly had the more nerve-racking experience. “It was definitely a stressful free agency, not for the fact that we got the contract but not knowing where I was going to be,” Crabbe said. “I knew how much Portland valued me. But they waited until the third day, the last day.” “That was to punish the (Nets) not you,” Olshey quickly interjected.