Former San Antonio Spurs player Pops Mensah-Bonsu, who is now playing for Galatasaray, has been suspended three games for brawling in a recent game against Olympiakos Piraeus during a Euroleague Game.
Apparently Pop's team and Olympiakos are bitter rivals and things got very heated towards the end of the game when a Greek player forearmed Pop's in the back of the head...
The Washington Wizards have waived forwards Josh Childress and Pops Mensah-Bonsu and guard Xavier Silas. Childress appeared in four preseason games averaging 2.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in eight minutes per contest. Mensah-Bonsu appeared in four preseason games averaging 0.5 points and 1.3 rebounds in five minutes per contest. Silas appeared in three preseason games averaging...
The Wizards announce that they’ve also waived Childress and Mensah-Bonsu in addition to Silas (Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today via Twitter). The roster now stands at 15.
4:46pm: While the news has yet to be confirmed by the team Xavier Silas has been released by the Wizards according to an update on his Instagram account. J. Michael of CSNWashington.com reported last night that Washington...
Most of the time, NBA practices feature many awesome dunks that we never get to see but thanks to one well-placed camera at the Washington Wizards training camp, we got to see this nice effort from Jan Vesely.
Watch as Vesely skies over Pops for the slam dunk:
Probably the best part was the reaction from Wizards after the jam:
“It was disgusting.” — Trevor Ariza.
Watch Pops reject Durant in Goodman League action. Colonials! [Bog]
Martell Webster is the Louis CK of the NBA. Weird comp, I know. [FTW]
That time high school-age LeBron met Wizards-era Jordan. [FTW]
Andray Blatche racking up EZPass tickets is so Andray Blatche. [NESN]
Fifty things to do in Richmond while there for Redskins camp. [Foursquare]
Power ranking the Redskins’ current...
It’s not often that we see Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant getting his shot blocked but that’s exactly what happened during a recent Goodman League game in Washington D.C.
Watch as KD attacks the rack and gets swatted by former NBA player Pops Mensah-Bonsu:
KD gets blocked by Pops [Washington Post]
Pops Mensah-Bonsu was released due to a pre-existing injury.
September 19, 2012
Pops Mensah-Bonsu has agreed to a two-year deal with Maccabi Electra.
Pops Mensah-Bonsu is leaning toward a return to Besiktas.
My hometown of Bar Harbor, Maine is a tourist-driven community. The place is crowded with vacationers from late May through the end of October, and business booms. Most everything gets boarded up after that, though. Many full-time residents of Bar Harbor, including myself, make a living catering to the so-called “summer people.” Since I was old enough to walk I helped...