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...
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.
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.