go to MSN.com
Found June 20, 2013 on The Last Angry Fan:

Via The Last Angry Fan:

Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins ran into a bit of a dilemma recently. Seems he had no other choice but to get rid of his beloved 10-month-old English bulldog, and instead of selling the pup using the normal avenues (ie. pet adoption agencies), Perk made a plea to his over 55,000 Twitter followers in the hopes that one of them would take the dog, asking price $1,500, off his hands.

Here’s how it all went down…

Bids? Is Perk privy to some underground dog auction, because as far as anyone knows, eBay doesn’t allow people to sell live animals on their site.

Looks like there was some interest, but judging by the tone of Perkins’ tweet, nothing too serious. Surprising really once you see the mug on the big man’s adorable puppy… 


Who wouldn’t love a face like that, what with the ridiculous underbite, piggish nose, and overactive salivary glands? Apparently a lot of Perkins’ followers, because not even an hour after putting the request on the Twitterverse, the dog was gone.

Hopefully the dog’s new owners treat him as well as Perk and his family did, because let’s be honest, there aren’t too many things in this world that are awesomer than dogs.

2 Comments:
  • I cant believe u want to get rid of ur english bulldog my mom had 2 of them they r the sweetest gentlest dog out there.They r great with anyone kids,babies,grown ups.I just hope u will be very picky who u sell it 2.I just hope they treat it really good.I also hope u will check out the ppl that do buy him and not just sell him 2 first person who comes along with the money.Plz check the person out really good first check their home check everything.These dogs do have medical problems make sure who takes him can afford 2 take him 2 Dr.if he needs medical care.Sounds like u gave him a good home I just hope he finds someone as loving as u were 2 him.Plz be careful who u sell him 2 not just any fly by night person with money.
  • I think the last line needs a re-write. "Hopefully the new owners will take BETTER care of him than Perk" and keeps him this time. I understand the mistake they made, I applaud his appeal for a good home (even if he really meant, "best home with $1500 quick bucks"), but I'm betting there wasn't a whole lot of intelligent decision-making happening in the Perk household regarding that particular family member.
  • Hey I have a English bulldog and he to big to be around my youngest child he 10 months got his papers and he got a micro chip.

    Glad to know Perkin's kid has his papers and is chipped :)
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Kendrick Perkins Sold His Bulldog On Twitter Yesterday

Filed under “Pretty Amusing Things That Happened On Twitter Yesterday”: Former Celtics big man Kendrick Perkins sold his English Bulldog. Seriously. Perkins took to Twitter to announce that he was looking to find a new home for his 10-month old dog because it was too big to be around his youngest child. A timeline of how it all went down: Hey I have a English bulldog and he to...

Perkins sells family dog on Twitter

eBay and Craigslist could be things of the past -- that is, if the way Kendrick Perkins does business becomes the norm. On Tuesday night the Thunder center was looking to find a new home for his 10-month-old English bulldog, which had grown too big to be around his youngest child. Perkins turned to Twitter -- and his 55,000 followers -- to find a buyer. Hey I have a English bulldog...

Kendrick Perkins sells his dog on Twitter for $1,500

It’s not often that we get to talk about a famous NBA player attempting to sell his dog on Twitter but Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins did just that. Back on Tuesday, Kendrick decided to let his legion of Twitter followers know that he would be selling his English Bulldog and below are just some of the tweets in his attempt to sell it: Hey I have a English bulldog...

Kendrick Perkins Advertises English Bulldog on Twitter, Sells it for $1,500

eBay and Craigslist could be things of the past — that is, if the way Kendrick Perkins does business becomes the norm. On Tuesday night the Thunder center was looking to find a new home for his 10-month-old English bulldog, which had grown too big to be around his youngest child. Perkins turned to Twitter — and his 55,000 followers — to find a buyer. Hey I have a English bulldog...

Jay-Z now licensed as a NBA agent

Rapper/entrepreneur Jay-Z is taking the sports arm of his Roc Nation logo very seriously. Jay-Z (a.k.a. Shawn Carter) has been certified by the NBPA to work as a NBA agent as was Juan Perez, the president of Roc Nation Sports. Please click here to read this story. The post Jay-Z now licensed as a NBA agent appeared first on Players View.
FIRST ENDORSEMENT DEAL

Thunder rookie was Walmart model as a kid

Apparently, it is something called #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) on social media — these kids and their highfalutin hashtags and whatnot — so Oklahoma City Thunder swingman Jeremy Lamb uploaded the above photo of himself from way back when. As you can see, as a boy, Lamb did a bit of modeling — presumably when [...]The post Thunder’s Jeremy Lamb posts photo of himself as a Walmart...

Jeremy Lamb wants everyone to know he once posed in a Walmart catalog as a child

Apparently today was #tbt on Twitter and Instagram, and for those of  you not in the know, #tbt stands for Throwback Thursday. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jeremy Lamb thought he’d play along by posting a picture of himself when he was a wee lad, posing in a Walmart catalog… Too cute. Even back in the day Lamb had some serious swag going on, thanks to his Boys Rustler® Relaxed...

With Russell Westbrook ‘back,’ expect the Oklahoma City Thunder to return to the NBA Finals next June

Saying “I’m back,” Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has shed his crutches and will return to the hardwood before the start of training camp. Suffering a slight tear in his right meniscus, the 24-year-old Westbrook underwent the knife on April 27 to repair the damaged knee. After losing the dynamic three-time All-NBA Second Team selection, the powerful Thunder...

Photo: Jeremy Lamb modeled clothes for Walmart as a kid

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jeremy Lamb uploaded this image to Instagram on Thursday which sheds some light on what he might be doing if his professional basketball career hadn't panned out.As you can see, the image features a young Lamb striking an adorable pose while modeling a pair of spiffy jeans for Walmart.I'm not sure what happened to Lamb and his modeling career after...

OKC’s Jeremy Lamb Used To Model For Walmart

Jeremy Lamb took to Instagram as part of throwback Thursday (we assume) and let the world know that back in the day the man was a male model.  Not kidding.  Check out the picture which the Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard posted which showed him as a young kid modeling in a Walmart ad.  Priceless.   [Reader, Brian] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Thunder News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dez Bryant upset over teammate's new deal?

Dez’s wants to get paid. Dez’s numbers dictate that he should be paid like a Top 5 wide receiver in the NFL. Cowboys give a teammate almost $100 million extension. Dez is happy for his teammate. Congrats 77 well deserved #CowboysNation — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) July 30, 2014 Dez’s allegedly isn’t happy though his deal isn’t getting done any time soon and his frustrations...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 hours ago

Browns actually impressed by Manziel's work ethic?

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly impressed by Johnny Manziel’s work ethic. No, seriously. Despite his offseason partying, the Browns’ first round pick (No. 22 overall) has brought a “first-in, last-out mentality” to training camp, according to NFL Network’s Charley Casserly. Photo Credit: ClevelandBrowns.com Casserly was told by multiple team sources that Manziel is...
Via Gridiron Grit
6 hours ago

Oklahoma 5-star RB suspended during assault investigation

While we still aren’t quite sure what happened between Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon and a student named Amelia Rae Molitor last Friday morning, we do now know that the Sooner football player has been suspended from team activities while the police continue to investigate the matter. According to numerous sources, the school is expected to officially announce the news...
Via College Spun
6 hours ago

Tigers pitcher charged with sexual assault

Evan Reed’s ERA and WHIP are now the least of his worries as a lengthy jail sentence is now looming over his head. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday that Tigers/Mud Hens pitcher Evan Reed will face two counts of criminal sexual conduct stemming from an incident this past March at the Motor City Casino Hotel. According to reports originating from the Detroit...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 hours ago

Oklahoma kicker has the best playbook

Many football teams are now foregoing the classic hard-copy playbook for iPads, which are lighter and save on huge printing cost, among other handy features. Earlier today, we took a look at Georgia’s new iPads (and a whole host of USB cables). Apparently Oklahoma has also joined in on the iPad trend. Of course, not everyone’s playbook is made equal. OU kicker Michael Hunnicutt...
Via College Spun
4 hours ago

Antonio Brown not happy with ex-teammate's QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is not happy with ex-teammate Emmanuel Sanders for his comments made about Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders, who spent four seasons with the Steelers before signing with the Broncos in March, compared his new quarterback with his old quarterback and enumerated the ways Peyton Manning is a better leader than Big […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago

WWE star Sheamus rumored to be playing major Star Wars role

It looks like another WWE superstar could land in a mega-hit that has nerd alert written all over it.  Yes, Sheamus may be playing the role of Darth Vader in the upcoming Star Wars Episode 7 which is currently slated to hit theaters on December 18, 2015. Wow. Today’s edition of the Irish Daily Mirror has an article theorizing that the Celtic Warrior could be playing the Lord Sith...
Via Between The Ropes
11 hours ago

Report: Winston detained by police at gunpoint in 2012

Jameis Winston was detained by police at gunpoint in a 2012 incident for carrying a firearm on campus.
Via Gamedayr
10 hours ago

Chip Kelly takes subtle jab at ex-Eagle DeSean Jackson

(Credit: phillysportslive.com) There are questions surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles in regards to how they plan to replace wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who was released then subsequently signed by division rival Washington Redskins. Head coach Chip Kelly pulled no punches when answering those questions: “I think most people played us in single high (safety) coverage and they...
Via Sports-Kings
11 hours ago

Steve Smith, Joe Flacco using Starbucks to build rapport?

In Carolina, Steve Smith told Aqib Talib to "ice up, son." In Baltimore, he's telling Joe Flacco, "iced coffee, son." Buried at the bottom of Peter King's latest MMQB column is an interesting nugget about how Smith and Flacco are developing chemistry in training camp. Take it away, Peter ... They wager $25 Starbucks cards when they disagree on on...
Via Helmet2Helmet
11 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.