The W
Views: 99369101
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
1.10.07 0522
The 7 - Basketball - Kobe Bryant Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges
This thread has 4 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(789 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (20 total)
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1063/3380
EXP: 13406738
For next: 113805

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 6 hours
#1 Posted on 6.7.03 1942.26
Reposted on: 6.7.10 1948.19
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/news/2003/07/06/kobe_arrested_ap/


EAGLE, Colo. (CNN) -- Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant was arrested and charged last week with felony sexual assault, police said Sunday.

Bryant, a 24-year-old guard, voluntarily complied with an arrest warrant by turning himself into the Eagle County Sheriff's Detention Facility and posting a $25,000 bond last Friday, police said.

The Eagle County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for Bryant after a woman alleged sexual misconduct by the player in a hotel in Edwards, just west of the Vail ski resort in western Colorado, on the evening of June 30, police said.

"Upon review of interviews and physical evidence, investigators met with the district attorney's office and concluded they had enough evidence to charge Kobe Bryant with felony sexual assault," police said.

"During the investigation, Bryant was cooperative with investigators and remains cooperative with authorities."

A judge sealed the case, and a spokesman for the sheriff's office refused further comment.

The 6-foot-6 Bryant was a member of the 2002 Laker championship team, averaging 26.6 points per game in four games in the NBA finals against the New Jersey Nets. He was selected to the 2001-2002 All-NBA First Team.

Bryant was also named MVP of the 2002 All-Star Game after tallying 31 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Promote this thread!
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 2643/7534
EXP: 43632092
For next: 669670

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 457 days
Last activity: 457 days
#2 Posted on 6.7.03 2031.33
Reposted on: 6.7.10 2031.57
Perhaps Kobe won't be having the opportunity to opt out of his contract after next season. Doesn't anyone learn from the lessons of Mike Tyson?

edit: I'm not saying Kobe is a rapist like Tyson, but when your rich and have everything in the world, you don't put yourself in a situation where things can crumble all around you.

(edited by redsoxnation on 6.7.03 2132)
tshman122
Polska kielbasa
Level: 26

Posts: 38/125
EXP: 89711
For next: 12566

Since: 20.6.03

Since last post: 4065 days
Last activity: 3868 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 6.7.03 2339.28
Reposted on: 6.7.10 2342.04
Let the man have his day in court allthough i bet his shoe sales go up.
Whitebacon
Boudin blanc
Level: 94

Posts: 553/2468
EXP: 8355786
For next: 902

Since: 12.1.02
From: Fresno, CA

Since last post: 45 days
Last activity: 10 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#4 Posted on 6.7.03 2345.21
Reposted on: 6.7.10 2346.59
Maybe now he'll get his street cred?
hosebag
Cotto
Level: 16

Posts: 9/46
EXP: 20036
For next: 221

Since: 16.6.03

Since last post: 3940 days
Last activity: 3937 days
#5 Posted on 7.7.03 0050.34
Reposted on: 7.7.10 0054.51
Without Shaq, Kobe maybe able to hog the ball and shoot repeatedly to make 40 points a game, but the Lakers would not have won any championships. If he is found guilty, he deserves to go to jail even though, being a celebrity probation will probably be the worst he gets.
Super Shane Spear
Bierwurst
Level: 83

Posts: 816/1839
EXP: 5380500
For next: 51744

Since: 2.1.02
From: Sector 7 Slums

Since last post: 1569 days
Last activity: 1569 days
#6 Posted on 7.7.03 0940.35
Reposted on: 7.7.10 0944.44

    Originally posted by Whitebacon
    Maybe now he'll get his street cred?



    Originally posted by tshman122
    i bet his shoe sales go up.


God help me, but that's the first thing I thought of too. I must stop listening to Jim Rome.
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 438/4719
EXP: 22117042
For next: 337185

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 28 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
Y!:
#7 Posted on 7.7.03 0947.57
Reposted on: 7.7.10 0953.05

    Originally posted by hosebag
    Without Shaq, Kobe maybe able to hog the ball and shoot repeatedly to make 40 points a game, but the Lakers would not have won any championships. If he is found guilty, he deserves to go to jail even though, being a celebrity probation will probably be the worst he gets.


Yes, because being a celebrity kept Mike Tyson out of prison.

Previous record or not, a felony sexual assault conviction is going to get you some time in the pen. Pete Rose did time on the tax evasion conviction even though (I believe) he didn't have any prior convictions. There is definitely a point where the whole "celebrity" thing doesn't help you any more.
It's False
Scrapple
Level: 138

Posts: 802/6021
EXP: 31290182
For next: 372878

Since: 20.6.02
From: I am the Tag Team Champions!

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 14 hours
#8 Posted on 7.7.03 1530.05
Reposted on: 7.7.10 1530.21
So Sammy corks his bats...
Kobe gets arrested on sexual assualt charges...

Has this been a sad year for sports, or what?
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 444/4719
EXP: 22117042
For next: 337185

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 28 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
Y!:
#9 Posted on 7.7.03 1604.11
Reposted on: 7.7.10 1604.46
    Originally posted by tshman122
    Let the man have his day in court allthough i bet his shoe sales go up.



    Originally posted by Whitebacon
    Maybe now he'll get his street cred?


This week's sign of the Apocalypse:
From ESPN.com: "Rovell: Will arrest help sell shoes?"

(edited by JayJayDean on 7.7.03 1405)
tomvejada
Andouille
Level: 91

Posts: 2044/2247
EXP: 7267051
For next: 201890

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 4051 days
Last activity: 4051 days
#10 Posted on 7.7.03 1719.10
Reposted on: 7.7.10 1720.25
So what the hell was Kobe doing in Colorado, anyway?
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 446/4719
EXP: 22117042
For next: 337185

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 28 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
Y!:
#11 Posted on 7.7.03 1722.06
Reposted on: 7.7.10 1723.44
From the ESPN.com article:

"Bryant's attorney has said he was in Colorado for surgery on his right knee at Vail's Steadman Hawkins Clinic."
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1069/3380
EXP: 13406738
For next: 113805

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 6 hours
#12 Posted on 7.7.03 1855.44
Reposted on: 7.7.10 1856.19

    Originally posted by tomvejada
    So what the hell was Kobe doing in Colorado, anyway?


LOL, like he isnt allowed to leave the state or something.
STONEBOY!
Chaurice
Level: 5

Posts: 4/4
EXP: 512
For next: 17

Since: 7.7.03

Since last post: 4103 days
Last activity: 4103 days
#13 Posted on 7.7.03 2242.28
Reposted on: 7.7.10 2243.25

    Originally posted by tomvejada
    So what the hell was Kobe doing in Colorado, anyway?


REHABING HIS SHOULDER OR SOME B.S. LIKE THAT.



Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 146

Posts: 1647/6728
EXP: 37644614
For next: 868772

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 17 hours
Last activity: 3 hours
#14 Posted on 8.7.03 0157.09
Reposted on: 8.7.10 0157.36
On the one hand, it's innocent until proven guilty.

On the other hand, it sure is sweet to see this arrogant holier-than-thou NBA's answer to Randy Orton get taken down a peg.
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1071/3380
EXP: 13406738
For next: 113805

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 6 hours
#15 Posted on 8.7.03 0226.41
Reposted on: 8.7.10 0226.55
Yes, because it's always fun to see a man's name dragged through the mud before he's actually proven guilty.

I'm not sure where you see the "holier-than-though" part either.

Arrogant? Maybe. But who wouldnt be?
Net Hack Slasher
Banger
Level: 100

Posts: 1295/2805
EXP: 10130915
For next: 223517

Since: 6.1.02
From: Outer reaches of your mind

Since last post: 3567 days
Last activity: 1987 days
#16 Posted on 8.7.03 0348.40
Reposted on: 8.7.10 0349.58
Sure Kobe arrogant, but he never seemed like a real bad guy. It will be a shame if there's any legitmacy to this
rockdotcom_2.0
Frankfurter
Level: 57

Posts: 416/763
EXP: 1436868
For next: 49069

Since: 9.1.02
From: Virginia Beach Va

Since last post: 559 days
Last activity: 174 days
AIM:  
#17 Posted on 8.7.03 1139.53
Reposted on: 8.7.10 1140.26
I swear every time I hear some journalist use the phrase "Street cred" i wanna throw up. Kobe Bryant can walk onto any court in the country and get all the respect he deserves. His sneakers didnt sell as well as Iversons because when he was with Adidas the shoes were ugly and they didnt know how to promote him.

And please dont judge Kobe till we know all the facts. They havent released any details about what happened so Im waiting.

And why hate Kobe because hes arrogant? What pro athlete isnt? Hes GOOD, In a few years he may be the best ever. Why does Kobe get grief for being arrogant? From what Ive heard Micheal Jordan and Larry Bird were two of the biggest pricks to ever play and they dont get any grief...


JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 454/4719
EXP: 22117042
For next: 337185

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 28 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
Y!:
#18 Posted on 9.7.03 0940.33
Reposted on: 9.7.10 0941.08
Report: Kobe at hospital night of alleged assault

This (if true) opens up a lot more questions, I'd say.

(edited by JayJayDean on 9.7.03 0741)
timdrake
Polska kielbasa
Level: 27

Posts: 72/133
EXP: 103816
For next: 12344

Since: 17.3.02
From: Boston

Since last post: 42 days
Last activity: 11 hours
#19 Posted on 9.7.03 1106.53
Reposted on: 9.7.10 1108.12
That article just confused me, but here's what I don't get about the entire thing: Kobe had arthroscopic surgery on his knee, then went out and sexually assaulted a girl? Doesn't it seem unlikely that he would actually be doing much walking, nevermind going after someone?
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1076/3380
EXP: 13406738
For next: 113805

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 6 hours
#20 Posted on 9.7.03 1237.46
Reposted on: 9.7.10 1241.42
That was a weird article. Was the hospital they caught the cab from the same place he had his surgery? I dont remember them specifying that or not.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: God...Please Don't Let The Lakers Sign Payton or Malone
Next thread: Blazers' Stoudamire arrested on drug charges
Previous thread: Jermaine O'Neal
(789 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: God...Please Don't Let The Lakers Sign Payton or Malone - Lakers win game 4... what a surprise. - Lakers are still World Champions! - More...
The 7 - Basketball - Kobe Bryant Arrested on Sexual Assault ChargesRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.267 seconds.