Rough week for Stephen Curry. First the face of the NBA suffered a knee sprain that will keep him out of the playoffs for at least two weeks. Now we find out he’s apparently the face of heroin in Philadelphia. The Chief of SEPTA Transit Police tweeted out this image showing Chef Curry’s face inside tiny baggies of heroin. This is so not jawn.
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Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is appealing the dismissal of his $600 million antitrust lawsuit against the NBA and his wife, Shelly Sterling. The filing, with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, comes one month after U.S. District Judge Fernando M. Olguin ruled against Sterling. Olguin said in his decision that he was “skeptical Sterling suffered any injury at all, let alone an antitrust injury” by the sale of the team for $2 billion to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and called other parts of the lawsuit implausible.
According to a report from the Windsor Star, Canadian border officials recently arrested Jonathan Nicola, a man believed to be 30 years old who has spent the last six months posing as a teenager in Windsor, Ontario. Nicola, who is 6-foot-9, was a star for the Central Catholic High School basketball team. His coach, Pete Cusumano, had given interviews where he suggested that Nicola might one day go pro. Nicola had been living with coach Cusumano at the time of his arrest.
The 26-year-old, who also worked as a chef at a hotel in the tourist resort of nearby Santa Ponsa, was dubbed a “threat to national security” by authorities. It is also alleged that Harrak, who was born in Morocco, sold cocaine while living with his mum and two sisters in Son Gotleu. And it has now emerged that he often refereed local basketball games for eight years.