More trouble for ex-NBA player Glen Rice Jr. — the 25-year-old was arrested for robbery Monday morning in Georgia … less than a year after he was shot in a bizarre gunfight at T.I.’s restaurant. Here’s what we know … Rice was booked at 6:37 AM this morning for felony robbery, aggravated battery and possession of marijuana. He has since been released from custody.
NBA player DeJuan Blair — who played for the Washington Wizards last season — was cited for misdemeanor battery against a woman at a Vegas club this weekend … TMZ Sports has learned. Las Vegas Metro PD has confirmed … officers were called to Drai’s nightclub at The Cromwell around 1 AM Sunday morning to respond to a report of a man who allegedly got physical with a woman.
Dennis Rodman has been named a “person of interest” in a hit-and-run investigation in Santa Ana, CA — after a late night collision Wednesday morning … TMZ Sports has learned. It’s all based around an accident on the I-5 Freeway just after midnight. The California Highway Patrol responded a smashed BMW … Dennis was NOT at the scene. But someone at the scene told CHP that there was another car involved — and Dennis was in it.
The NBA’s historic decision Thursday to pull the February 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina’s anti-LGBT legislation has created a venue void. And while Yahoo Sports reported that New Orleans has emerged as the front-runner to land the 2017 game, the league is considering Chicago among several potential options. The Bulls last hosted an All-Star Game in 1988 at the Chicago Stadium, with Jordan winning a memorable dunk contest against Dominique Wilkins and earning MVP honors during the game. Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf and son Michael, the team’s president and chief operating officer, have stated their lack of desire to host the game at the United Center out of respect for season ticket holders, who mostly get displaced when the league takes over the venue.