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Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

Posted on: November 16, 2011 12:30 pm
Edited on: November 16, 2011 1:54 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young

A number of NBA and NFL players were partying at a New York City nightclub when a gunman opened fire, killing an ex-con and injuring two others, according to the New York Daily News.

None of the NFL or NBA players were injured. Among them though were John Wall, Russell Westbrook, Carlos Boozer, Chris Duhon and Kemba Walker, as well as five New York Giants -- Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks, Aaron Ross, Antrel Rolle and Chris Canty. The NBA players were still in New York, presumably after the players' meeting that happened Monday.
The gunman, clad in a white leather jacket, crashed the crowded party at the Juliet Supper Club on W. 21st St. by squeezing off five shots shortly before 2:30 a.m., police said.
[...]

In Tuesday’s bloodshed, the killer is thought to have fired the shots in a bid to get even after a woman was bumped on the dance floor — but her relationship to the gunman was not clear, the sources said.
Also in the club was actress Reese Witherspoon and her former husband Ryan Phillippe. Again, no players were involved or injured. They were just there when some psycho came storming in firing off shots. Which is extremely scary.

Via PBT
Comments

Since: Mar 15, 2007
Posted on: November 17, 2011 1:19 am
 

Ex-con Royce Young?

So a man is shot and instead of identifying him as just a man or patron, he identifies the victim as an ex-con.  Does that mitigate the loss of life?  What role does the victim being an ex-con have to do with this situation and why include it?  It seems the motive was some perceived lack of dance floor etiquette. 




Since: Dec 30, 2006
Posted on: November 17, 2011 1:16 am
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

The NBA players were still in New York, presumably after the players' meeting that happened Monday. 

Hmm maybe, but let's think for a second who the majority of those NBA players were: Carlos Boozer, Chris Duhon, and John Wall. That's 3 out of 5 players mentioned who played at either Duke or Kentucky. Now why would players from those specific college teams have any business in New York over the last couple days? What oh what could they have been doing there? Oh wait! That's right there was that mini-marathon at some little joint known as Madison "freakin" Square Gardens! Ever heard of it? Duke, Michigan State, Kentucky, and Kansas have all agreed to start the season every year over the next couple seasons at Madison Square Gardens with a tip off special featuring some combinaton of these classic programs squaring off against one another. In this seasons tip off special Coach K just happened to set a little record: All time winingest coach in men's college basketball history! He happened to pass his mentor Bob Knight to boot, who by the way was also there (and not because of NBA labor talks)! Then in the next game the Kentucky Wildcats took the Kansas Jayhawks to the woodshed! It was an amazing night of basketball!  to be there to witness their former coach acomplish a career milestone. his former teammates and coach in an early season battle against a formidable foe.

But you know what Royce Young - journalism and fact-checking are hard, so let's just presume things.




Since: Oct 17, 2008
Posted on: November 17, 2011 1:02 am
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

Brake?



Since: Aug 12, 2011
Posted on: November 17, 2011 12:43 am
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

Maybe they should think about adding some medal detectors in these clubs.




Since: Jul 9, 2009
Posted on: November 17, 2011 12:42 am
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

What is it with the Giants and nightclubs?  First Plaxico, now these guys. Who's next?



Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: November 17, 2011 12:30 am
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

By chance did Carlos Boozer brake any bones when he crawled under the table?  You never know what can happen with him when the lights go out.



Since: Apr 13, 2011
Posted on: November 16, 2011 11:59 pm
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

BREAKING NEWS: Gunman was hired by David Stern.



Since: Oct 28, 2006
Posted on: November 16, 2011 11:38 pm
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

Over bumping a chick on the dance floor? Man I'm out of touch. What ever happened to a dirty look or a gal saying,"don't worry about it". That's what it takes to go get a gun and start shooting? Wow, there's an insane amount of complete losers out there.



Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: November 16, 2011 11:36 pm
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

I was wondering how many thousands of Plaxico Burress jokes would be on this page.  XD



Since: Sep 27, 2007
Posted on: November 16, 2011 11:32 pm
 

Wall, Westbrook in club where shooting happened

What a dumb ass remark. I am sure your luck is pretty good. Keep drinking that hater aid. Looser!


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