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Afro
03-13-2011, 05:38 AM
Please delete if already posted.

http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=ap-hawkspowellarrest


ATLANTA (AP)—Atlanta Hawks reserve forward Josh Powell(notes) was arrested before Saturday’s game for refusing to move his car for an oncoming ambulance, according to a team official.

The 28-year-old Powell was not at Philips Arena while the Hawks played the Portland Trail Blazers.

“We are aware of the traffic incident concerning Josh and that he is not at the game tonight,” Hawks spokesman Arthur Triche said. “Until we gather more information, we will have no additional comment.

Triche said Powell was arrested late Saturday afternoon before the Hawks’ 7 p.m. tipoff with Portland. Atlanta police charged Powell with failure to obey an authorized officer who was directing traffic and failure to yield to and obstruction of emergency equipment.

Powell, a seventh-year NBA veteran in his first season as a little-used Atlanta reserve, is averaging 4.9 points in 55 games.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Powell tried to turn onto Park Avenue West from Marietta Street, but couldn’t move his car because of heavy traffic.

An ambulance was allegedly blocked from clearing the intersection because Powell’s car was in the way. The newspaper report said a police officer told Powell several times to move his car, but the player refused.

tredigs
03-13-2011, 06:07 AM
Replace "NBA Player" with "Josh Powell"? Why the ambiguousness? ...

In other news... who cares. Lame infraction.

-Kobe24-TJ19-
03-13-2011, 06:08 AM
Wow what a loser, I'm glad he's not a Laker anymore.

More-Than-Most
03-13-2011, 06:12 AM
Just a dumb move on his part.

Knicks21
03-13-2011, 06:13 AM
Wow what a loser, I'm glad he's not a Laker anymore.

Yo man what is up with your sig, kobe would never shoot melo. They are BFF.

-Kobe24-TJ19-
03-13-2011, 06:26 AM
Yo man what is up with your sig, kobe would never shoot melo. They are BFF.

:laugh2:

Iron24th
03-13-2011, 06:28 AM
Dumb move Josh.

BlondeBomber41
03-13-2011, 06:36 AM
One part of the story says he was blocked and unable to move his car, and another says he just refused to move it. Kind of contradictory.

Lim
03-13-2011, 11:28 AM
good. pro athletes these days think they are god and can do whatever the fk they want.

bovice163
03-13-2011, 11:34 AM
****ing idiot.

Crackadalic
03-13-2011, 11:36 AM
Well that sucks for him

king4day
03-13-2011, 11:37 AM
Wow this is a major black eye for him.

dnewguy
03-13-2011, 12:24 PM
I saw this on yahoo, like everything else in America, it turned into a anti-Black rant.

PhillyFaninLA
03-13-2011, 12:31 PM
I saw this on yahoo, like everything else in America, it turned into a anti-Black rant.

Not sure you can call a country that voted a black man into the oval office anti-black

BALLER R
03-13-2011, 12:32 PM
:laugh2:

i love your sig man...replace melo with lebron and its PERFECT

GodsSon
03-13-2011, 12:34 PM
I saw this on yahoo, like everything else in America, it turned into a anti-Black rant.

You're only further perpetuating the stereotype that blacks in America constantly pull the race card.

RZZZA
03-13-2011, 12:36 PM
I saw this on yahoo, like everything else in America, it turned into a anti-Black rant.

ohh those black people, why don't they ever move their cars?


:eyebrow:


something like that?

BALLER R
03-13-2011, 12:39 PM
Wow what a loser, I'm glad he's not a Laker anymore.

your sig, was that made in after effects??

NYKSpiritBomb
03-13-2011, 12:43 PM
You're only further perpetuating the stereotype that blacks in America constantly pull the race card.

2x's:mad:

marlinsfan24
03-13-2011, 12:46 PM
It's the law to move your call for an ambulance...so yeah, he deserved it.

dnewguy
03-13-2011, 01:00 PM
Not sure you can call a country that voted a black man into the oval office anti-black

Enough with the Black man crap, doesn't he have a white mom? plus I didn't call a country anti-black, I said on yahoo fool. Get on yahoo, click on comments on the article and you will see what I am saying.

dnewguy
03-13-2011, 01:02 PM
You're only further perpetuating the stereotype that blacks in America constantly pull the race card.

How did I pull the race card? I saw this article on yahoo, I looked at the comment section and none of them was talking about this particular individual, it was all about how Black athletes are overpaid and how Black people feel entitled. What does this have to do with Black people?

enserio
03-13-2011, 01:10 PM
go look at the comments on yahoo and tell your peoples not to perpetuate race issues (emoticons included), instead of blowing this dudes observations out of proportion.

dnewguy
03-13-2011, 01:14 PM
go look at the comments on yahoo and tell your peoples not to perpetuate race issues (emoticons included), instead of blowing this dudes observations out of proportion.

:clap:

GodsSon
03-13-2011, 01:26 PM
How did I pull the race card? I saw this article on yahoo, I looked at the comment section and none of them was talking about this particular individual, it was all about how Black athletes are overpaid and how Black people feel entitled. What does this have to do with Black people?

So leave that trash on yahoo and don't bring it onto PSD...it's as simple as that

GodsSon
03-13-2011, 01:26 PM
go look at the comments on yahoo and tell your peoples not to perpetuate race issues (emoticons included), instead of blowing this dudes observations out of proportion.

Who are "my peoples"?

HawaiiStyle
03-13-2011, 01:31 PM
another over paid athlete who thinks he has divine right.... hopefully he gets fired.

topdog
03-13-2011, 01:31 PM
Not surprised when I read "Josh Powell." I wonder if he said, "Do you know who I am?"

dnewguy
03-13-2011, 01:34 PM
Not surprised when I read "Josh Powell." I wonder if he said, "Do you know who I am?"

lol

enserio
03-13-2011, 03:58 PM
Who are "my peoples"?

the kind of people that believe ignoring issues will make them go away, obviously.

GodsSon
03-13-2011, 04:13 PM
the kind of people that believe ignoring issues will make them go away, obviously.

So complaining about it on an entirely different site with different posters is going to make a difference?