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The 7 - Basketball - Caught on Tape - Juwan Howard
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RYDER FAKIN
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#1 Posted on 12.5.06 1455.23
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This has been all over the local news, because he doesn't play here anymore, I guess.

Click Here (local6.com)

Police: NBA Star Caught On Camera Stealing Sunglasses

Police in South Florida said former Orlando Magic star Juwan Howard was videotaped on surveillance camera stealing a pair of sunglasses, according to Local 6 sports director Todd Lewis.

Howard, who currently plays for the Houston Rockets, was shopping at a Miami Beach store when the alleged incident happened.

Miami Beach police told WPLG-TV that when they reviewed the surveillance tape, Howard could be seen pocketing the sunglasses when the clerk's eyes were averted.

"The current Houston Rocket has made close to $100,000 million in the league," Lewis said.

Howard owns several homes in Florida and made nearly $6 million last year, according to the WPLG report.

"A warrant is expected," Lewis said.

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Howard's estimated earnings *may* be exaggerated. Or a typo. Or maybe the guy actually said it, who knows

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#2 Posted on 12.5.06 1532.04
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$100,000 million?


Wouldn't it be easier to say one hundred billion?
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#3 Posted on 12.5.06 1844.13
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Perhaps Juwan thought the store was owned by Michigan boosters and he was just having flashbacks.
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#4 Posted on 12.5.06 2154.54
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    Originally posted by too-old-now
    Wouldn't it be easier to say one hundred billion?

Maybe the guy was British.

Obviously a mistake though. USA Today reports that Howard will have made $142 million between 1996 and 2008, when his current contract expires. I suppose it's possible that he could have made $800 million his first two years, but it seems unlikely.
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#5 Posted on 13.5.06 1454.17
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    Originally posted by Mr. Boffo
      Originally posted by too-old-now
      Wouldn't it be easier to say one hundred billion?

    Maybe the guy was British.

    Obviously a mistake though. USA Today reports that Howard will have made $142 million between 1996 and 2008, when his current contract expires. I suppose it's possible that he could have made $800 million his first two years, but it seems unlikely.


What's more of a crime; him stealing the sunglasses or him making all that money over his NBA career?
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