Thursday, November 3, 2011

'Big Ben' and 'The Big O', two classics pivots trouble with the law

Oliver Miller, the rotund pivot in the nineties played for the Suns, Pistons, Mavericks, Raptors, Kings, Timberwolves, who arrived in Harlem Globbetroters military and tried his luck in Greece, Poland, Italy and Puerto Rico, has trouble with the law.

The former 41, and hung up his boots last season with 40, has been accused of beating to the head of his girlfriend's brother ... With a gun! The blow was so brutal that his brother said of 11 stitches in his head.

The popular 'The Big O', that in his NBA career he averaged 7.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in about 500 games, was charged with first-degree assault, so they could face a maximum penalty of nine years in prison. His lack of criminal record could enable you condemn a lighter sentence.

Another contemporary of Miller pivot trouble with the law is Ben Wallace.

'Big Ben', who at 37 years is still active, has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal possession of weapons.

The police arrested Wallace in late November while driving his Cadillac Escalade. By submitting to the breath test was positive the pivot, and the car registration they found an unloaded gun.

The player's lawyer is confident that a penalty-free 93 days in jail thanks to his collaboration and lack of background.

'Big Ben' Wallace, one of the best defensive specialist in the NBA in recent years has played for the Wizards, Magic, Pistons, Bulls and Cavaliers with averages of 6 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocks in more than 1000 matches.

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