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Cops find grenade launcher in arsenal at ex-NBA player's home

Former Seattle Sonics and Oklahoma City Thunder player Robert Swift has been charged with a gun crime after police seized a grenade launcher and drugs during a raid of the Kirkland, Washington, home where he was living, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported. Police reportedly found a military-style grenade launcher and sawed-off shotgun, among other weapons, in Swift's bedroom...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA Robert Swift Arrested for Grenade Launcher & Hookers in Home

This seems a bit excessive. A former NBA player has been charged with a crime after a police raid on the house of an alleged drug-dealer where he was staying uncovered heroin, meth, guns, a grenade launcher and several prostitutes. Robert Swift, 28, who joined the Seattle Sonics straight out of high school, has been described as a ’heavily armed heroin addict’ by prosecutors...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA Player Robert Swift Charged After Police Seize Grenade Launcher

Former Seattle Sonics and Oklahoma City Thunder player Robert Swift has been charged with a gun crime after police seized a grenade launcher and drugs during a raid of the Kirkland, Wash., home where he was living, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. Police reportedly found a military-style grenade launcher and sawed-off shotgun, among other weapons, in Swift’s bedroom during...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Swift arrested with grenade launcher

Remember former NBA first-round pick Robert Swift? The former Seattle SuperSonics big-man has found himself in some hot water after reportedly being arrested for possession of a sawed-off shotgun and a grenade launcher. That’s not all. According to reports, Swift is also a heroin addict. According to KOMO News in Seattle, Swift was found with a sawed-off shotgun and grenade launcher...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA player is heroin addict, busted with grenade launcher

Former NBA first-round pick Robert Swift was charged Thursday with illegal possession of a shotgun, less than a month after he was found living in a home that was raided by police as part of a drug bust. Swift, who was the No. 12 pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2004, was living in a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Swift found in house with drugs, hookers, guns

Former Seattle SuperSonics center Robert Swift has found himself mixed up with the wrong crowd since his professional basketball career ended. Last year, Swift was forced to vacate his foreclosed property and left behind a disgusting mess. Earlier this month, the 28-year-old was found hanging out in a house that was filled with all kinds...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former NBA player found in wild police raid in Washington

A SWAT team raid near Redmond, Washington, reportedly turned up even more evidence than the police were looking for earlier this month. Drugs. Guns. Prostitutes. An underground bunker. And ex-Seattle Sonic Robert Swift. Don't remember him? Well, first off, he's hard to miss, at 7-foot-1, covered in tats and red hair. The Sonics drafted him right out of high school 12th overall...
Via Fox Sports
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

EP111: NBA Unplugged - Biggest Off Court Stories

I don't think it is possible to top last week's episode, which featured three professional basketball players (Isaiah Canaan, Ryan Allen and Jackie Carmichael).  However, it's still summer time so you know what that means, a fun filled podcast about the past. We break down the biggest off court stories in the NBA within an hour.  Anything from the Malace at the...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

New Photos Paint Nastier, More Bizarre Picture Of Robert Swift’s House

When news broke on Tuesday that Robert Swift had finally vacated his foreclosed Sammamish home, the story was accompanied by a handful of photos of the previously unseen interior. Images of guns, ammunition, empty beer cans and boxes of recruiting letters strewn about painted a vivid portrait of the life of an NBA lottery bust. As it turns out, KOMO TV’s initial report didn’t...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Supersonic Robert Swift leaves bullet casings & animal feces in foreclosed mansion

Former Seattle Supersonic Robert Swift was back in the headlines recently  after refusing to leave his foreclosed home that had been purchased. The draft bust finally vacated the premises of the Sammamish (Wash.) home, but his little standoff left quite a nasty situation. The couple that purchased the home got a news camera crew from KOMO to document the mess left by Swift at...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-NBAer Robert Swift left massive mess in foreclosed house

The Seattle Super Sonics drafted the 7’1” Robert Swift right out of high school back in 2004.  Swift was playing in the D-League and last was playing for the Tokyo Apache. Swift was kicked out of Seattle mansion after he was unable to pay his mortgage. The people who bought the house reported on the disgusting conditions of his house. Cans of beer dot the grass outside the home...
Via Diehardsport
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NBA player Robert Swift leaves foreclosed house with trash, guns, and ammunition inside

Tweet   Unless you’re a diehard NBA fan the name Robert Swift probably doesn’t ring a bell. He was selected 12th overall in 2004 out of high school in California and spent just four seasons in the league, playing for the Seattle SuperSonics and Oklahoma City Thunder, with career averages of 4.3 points and 3.9 [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Swift Leaves Foreclosed House a Mess

Sad...
Via The Kevin Burke Project
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Swift FINALLY Vacates Seattle Home, Left Behind Animal Feces & Piles Of Trash

document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-form-53106b4495ae59aa45705038f785f33d').submit(); There was news over the past few weeks that former NBA draft pick Robert Swift was being kicked out of his house. The bank had foreclosed but the big fella was squatting, refusing to leave the property. Respect. The guy was the 12th overall pic in 2004 and his just didn’t want to...
Via Busted Coverage
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Swift vacates foreclosed property, leaves behind disgusting mess (Video)

Robert Swift was in the news two weeks ago for the first time in several years after it was reported that he was refusing to leave his foreclosed home that had been purchased by another couple. The former Seattle SuperSonics draft bust finally exited the Sammamish (Wash.) home, but he left behind quite the mess. The new couple that purchased the home got a news camera crew from...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Swift Is A Terrible Homeowner

via Komonews What we learned today was that Robert Swift is a gangsta.  Beer cans everywhere, guns at every corner, shell casings laying around, and dog poop all over the deck.  Doesn't get more gangsta than that. The only thing missing is a rap album and making it rain in the club, which is probably what Robert is doing as we speak.
Via TheProBasketballTalk
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Swift Finally Moves Out Of Foreclosed Home, Leaves Disgusting Mess Behind

Recently, we reported on the unfortunate saga of Robert Swift, the 7-foot high school stiff the Seattle Supersonics drafted with the 12th pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. Swift was holed up in a foreclosed home in a Seattle suburb, refusing to leave after the bank sold the property for half its original price. Well, Swift finally left the home sometime over the weekend (likely under threat...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss
DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS

Ex-NBAer's foreclosed home in horrible shape

Robert Swift was a former 1st round draft pick of the Seattle Supersonics. It was a shortlived career, as it ended after only 4 seasons, all in which he played sparingly. He purchased a house in Seattle a year after being drafted by the now Oklahoma City Thunder, and it became a cesspool as he ran out of money and was unable to pay the mortgage on it. The bank forelosed on the house...
Via The Victory Formation
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Swift Refuses to Leave House After Bank Forecloses, Sells to New Owner (Video)

Robert Swift no longer owns his house, but that doesn’t mean he’s moving out. The Seattle Sonics draft bust lost his house to foreclosure last summer, and refuses to leave, according to KOMO News. The bank has sold the house to a new owner, who can’t get Swift out. Swift was the No. 12 overall pick in 2004 out of high school. He spent four seasons in the league with the Sonics...
Via NESN.com
February 23, 2013  |  17 Comments

Kevin Durant Finally Sells Seattle Area Home, Robert Swift Won’t Leave His

A few days ago, it was reported that Kevin Durant quietly sold his Mercer Island home after being on the market for nearly two years (for the uninitiated: Mercer Island is a very wealthy city near Seattle, where people named Paul Allen and Kevin Durant live/used to live). When Durant purchased the home after being drafted in 2007, it provided a glimmer of hope for Sonics fans hoping...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NBA 1st RD Pick Robert Swift Won’t Move Out of His Foreclosed Home

I am sort of confused by this. When you don’t own a house anymore, normally the sheriff can physically remove you from the premises. Maybe it is different for former 1st round NBA draft busts? Deadspin tells the story of Robert Swift who refuses to leave a house that he no longer owns. Robert Swift, taken 12th overall by Seattle in 2004. KOMO News in Seattle reports Swift’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 22, 2013  |  2 Comments

Is Jeff Green the Classic Underachiever?

The NBA landscape is littered with them throughout history. Players who have the physical skills and who come into the league with much fanfare and many hopes. Some were #1 picks, some lottery picks, but all had one thing in common. They never lived up to expectations. Some of these include Michael Olowokandi, Adam Morrison, Kwame Brown, Sam Bowie, Robert Swift, Eddy Curry,...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

The NBA All Hair Team

It's the slow time between Summer League and free agent signing and training camp.  Not much going on with the Celtics as they pretty much have their roster set for now.   Tattoos are the hot topic with both KG and Jet getting new ones.  I posted Jet's new tattoo but since KG made his tattoo photos X-rated, I'll pass on posting those.  You can go on over to Green...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Why you have a Hangover and are Pretty Much Stuck with it

Back in Alcohol Withdrawal Volume 22, Number 1, 1998 Alcohol Hangover: Mechanisms and Mediators; Robert Swift and Dena Davidson wrote: "Hangovers are a frequent, though unpleasant, experience among... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Playing the draft game, Ohio State running attack and what should the Browns do

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. The 4th installment of ‘Building a Winner’ includes a fun game- “The Cavs inability to quickly build a contender after the 2003 draft really started in 1997, when they...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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