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Former UCLA product and NBA hopeful Shabazz Muhammad is having some family troubles. His father, Ron Holmes, is being detained in Las Vegas after being indicted on federal bank fraud and conspiracy charges. This of course comes after he previously lied about his son’s age and dealt with shady financial practices. No word on whether this will effect his draft status, but undoubtedly it won’t be as bad as his status as a stiff at UCLA.
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The father of former UCLA star Shabazz Muhammadwas detained in Las Vegas on Thursday night after being indicted on federal fraud charges.
This are some pretty serious charges against Muhammad’s dad.
He is currently being held in a federal prison.
Ronald Holmes, father of former UCLA basketball star Shabazz Muhammad, was indicted Thursday on federal bank fraud and conspiracy charges.
The indictment states that Holmes and his partners obtained “mortgage loans by fraudulent means to buy houses,” from 2006 to 2009...
This is not about basketball. This is about a phenomenon.
Shabazz Muhammad is a basketball player. Hes a good one, a likely first-round pick in Junes NBA Draft. He has his flaws, of course, his size and his lack of defense and the rumored teamwork issues.
Even so, hell be a first-round pick.
Which leads us to the Shabazz Muhammad Im concerned with here. Not the basketball player...
UCLA one-and-done star and probable NBA lottery pick, Shabazz Muhammad is in the news for reasons that have very little to do with him. His dad, Ronald Holmes was indicted Thursday on federal bank fraud and conspiracy charges, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
The indictment states that Holmes and his partners obtained “mortgage loans by fraudulent means to...
A federal magistrate on Friday ordered the father of former UCLA basketball star Shabazz Muhammad held under house arrest pending trial on charges he ran a mortgage scam.
Ronald Holmes will have GPS monitoring and can leave the house to coach his daughter, professional tennis player Asia Muhammad, and athletes at a Las Vegas-area high school. But he can't engage in financial...
((HT: LA Times/Bensinger))
And, now, the HQ knows where part of former UCLA one-and-done Shabazz Muhammad's rookie contract will go- defending his father against mail and wire fraud charges brought against him in Las Vegas.
Ken Bensinger's piece refers us to a Las Vegas Review-Journal piece where Muhammad's father, former UCLA star Ronald Holmes, and others used...
Detroit Pistons: Top 5 Prospects To Consider In First Round
By Mike Elworth: Owner/Hoopstuff
1a. Victor Oladipo- SG- Indiana
- Yes, Oladipo and Muhammad are basically tied in these rankings and depending on what role they wish to fill, if both were available, they would have a very tough choice. If they want defense, they should go with Oladipo and if they want offense, they would...
Minnesota Timberwolves: Top 5 Prospects to Consider in the First Round
Team Needs: SG, SF, C
1. Shabazz Muhammad- SF- UCLA
The Timberwolves have two stars, Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio and Muhammad is one of the few players in this draft that has the upside to become an All Star one day. Minnesota needs scoring, which is Shabazz’s forte. His strength and ability to create...