Kevin Garnett and Randy Moss crossed paths as pros in Minnesota, but they first met as preps in Indianapolis. On Garnett’s Area 21 segment for “Inside the NBA,” Moss discussed his West Virginia glory days, which featured Jason “White Chocolate” Williams as his high school point guard.
With the NBA trade deadline now roughly a month away, there's going to be a serious uptick in conversation about potential trades. In-season trade movement has reduced dramatically since the 2011 CBA which changed the length of contracts, but there are always opportunities for adding a significant player. But sometimes those opportunities are fraught with concern. Teams that are looking to make a deal inherently recognize a need for some kind of change, be it major or minor, but the players available in such deals are often available for a reason, and sometimes those deals make things worse, not better. With that in mind, here are five players that teams should be wary of when looking at trade
The casino operator run by billionaire Sheldon Adelson on Thursday also entered a non-prosecution agreement, in which it admitted that executives knowingly failed to set up accounting controls to ensure that the payments were legitimate, and were properly recorded in its books and records. From 2006 to 2009, Las Vegas Sands transferred about $60 million to the consultant to promote its business and brands, and paid him about $5.8 million without any "discernable legitimate business purpose," according to settlement papers. The resolution of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case follows Las Vegas Sands' related $9 million civil settlement last year with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over its dealings with the consultant.