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Rasual Butler
Rasual Butler
Position: -
Born: 05/23/79
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
Earnings: $25,279,576 ($30,524,683*)
Toxicology results show Butler’s blood alcohol level was tested from blood collected from his heart and leg. The heart sample showed a BAC of .118, above the legal limit. The leg sample showed a .062, which is under the legal limit. One law enforcement source told us the results are consistent with a person who was legally drunk. Tests also show Butler tested positive for cannabinoids (marijuana), methamphetamine and oxycodone.
Included in the filing are images of a series of increasingly tense text exchanges between Al-Rumaihi and Kwatinetz. The two finally connected in person two days later, Feb. 3, at the memorial service of Rasual Butler, the former NBA and Big3 player who died in a car crash four days earlier. Al-Rumaihi didn’t attend the service but instead waited in his Bentley until it was over, the complaint states, before approaching Kwatinetz. According to the filing, Al-Rumaihi said he wouldn’t be wiring the remaining money to the Big3 and said in a separate message that he needed 25 percent interest in the league “and that Mr. Kwatinetz should show him “respect as a royal family member.” “Mr. Kwatinetz informed him that respect came with paying monies owed now over six months and refraining from constant lies,” the complaint states. “Al-Rumaihi became incensed and loudly screamed at Mr. Kwatinetz and threatened his life and his family noting, ‘You don’t know who I know in LA and what they’re capable of. You should think of your safety and the safety of you and your family.’ ”
Every story about the Big3 is wild, but you’re going to want to strap in for this one. Qatari investor Ahmed Al-Rumaihi threatened the lives of Big3 cofounder Jeff Kwatinetz and his family at former NBA player Rasual Butler’s funeral, according to a $1.2 billion lawsuit filed by the basketball league against their partners in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, via The Washington Post. “Al-Rumaihi became incensed and loudly screamed at Mr. Kwatinetz and threatened his life and his family noting ‘You don’t know who I know in L.A. and what they’re capable of. You should think of your safety and the safety of you and your family,’” the suit, filed by celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos, said.
The BIG3 halfcourt basketball tour has booked a July 20 date at AmericanAirlines Arena, the first time the weekly tournament of former and fringe active NBA players will appear in South Florida. The league, founded by Ice Cube, last season featured several former Miami Heat players in its inaugural year, such as Jason Williams, Mike Bibby, Ricky Davis, Rashard Lewis, Marcus Banks, Kendall Gill, Mike James and the late Rasual Butler, with former Heat guard Gary Payton among the coaches.