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Ex-teammate: Sefolosha was giving cash to homeless when he was arrested

  A former teammate of a professional basketball player arrested outside a New York City nightclub says his friend was giving money to a homeless man when he was taken to the ground by police officers. Ex-Atlanta Hawks power forward Pero Antic testified Tuesday in the Manhattan trial of Thabo Sefolosha (sehf-ah-LOH'-shuh). Antic says he was also taken to the ground and handcuffed...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sefolosha lawyer: White NY officer targeted client because he's black

NEW YORK -- A lawyer representing a professional basketball player arrested outside a New York City nightclub has told a jury his client was targeted because he's black. Attorney Alex Spiro said Tuesday in Manhattan Criminal Court that a white police officer saw a black man in a hoodie when he confronted the Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha on April 8. Sefolosha was arrested while...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jury selected, trial set to start in Thabo Sefolosha case

While the Atlanta Hawks will get back to action with their first preseason game later this week, one member of the team had bigger issues on his plate on Monday. Jury selection is complete in the trial of Thabo Sefolosha, according to a report from the New York Times.Sefolosha is facing several charges alleging he obstructed governmental administration and resisted arrest on the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sefolosha returns to Hawks, hoping to move on after arrest

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Thabo Sefolosha stood along the baseline, a basketball under his right arm as he watched a drill on the first day of training camp for the Atlanta Hawks. Just routine stuff. But Sefolosha is relishing every moment of his return to the court, anything to help him move on from a disputed arrest by New York City police that he said led to a broken right leg and knocked...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks wings Korver, Sefolosha look to return to form following offseason surgeries

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver spent a lot of time on the couch this offseason. Much more than expected. "It was not the offseason that I was hoping for," Korver said, laughing his way through the Atlanta Hawks media day on Monday. "I had two surgeries. I tried to get them both done at the same time: I was like, 'Knock me out. One doctor comes in. He goes out. The other guy (comes in).' I...
Via Fox Sports South
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha: Broken leg was caused by police

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is claiming that the broken leg he suffered last week while being arrested in New York City was an injury that was inflicted by police. On Tuesday, Sefolosha released a statement indicating he will be pursuing legal action in the wake of the incident. “On advice of counsel, I hope...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Sefolosha out for rest of the season

The Atlanta Hawks have been on cruise control for awhile now thanks to locking up the No. 1 seed so early. Well, the Hawks bandwagon might have gotten a bit of a jolt with some injury news regarding Thabo Sefolosha: Sources close to Thabo Sefolosha confirm he has suffered a broken ankle and will miss remainder of the season. @ShamsCharania 1st to report. — Kevin Arnovitz...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Grading the offseason

This offseason many fans were expecting the Atlanta Hawks to make a serious push for a big name free agent like Lebron James or Carmelo Anthony. And just like last year when the Hawks failed to lure in Dwight Howard, James and Anthony have signed contracts and the Hawks were left looking at the second tier. That’s not a bad thing as Atlanta has a long term plan and they know what...
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Heading To Atlanta; What Does He Bring Them?

Thabo Sefolosha agreed to 3 year deal for 12 million, this is a good signing for the hawks Sefolosha is a good defender and also can produce on offense too so he can help them both ways. Also he can give some good veteran leadership too, the hawks are looking to improve after losing in the first round last year against the Pacers. This signing shows the Hawks are heading into the right...
Via TopSportsReport
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Sefolosha Signing Grade

Atlanta Hawks: Sefolosha Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Hawks were about as average as possible on each side of the floor this season, oddly ranking 15th in both points scored per game as well as points given up per game, so they could’ve gone either way with their first signing this summer. They chose defense as a priority clearly, by signing renown...
Via HoopStuff
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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