NBA Rumor: Hawks Taking Trade Calls for Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver & Thabo Sefolosha

The NBA trade deadline is approaching which means the rumor mill is up and running.  Atlanta Hawks star Pual Millsap is reportedly on the trading block as he nears free agency.

NBA: NYPD Responds to Thabo Sefolosha’s $50 Million Lawsuit Saying Force Used Was Justified

Atlanta Hawks star Thabo Sefolosha is suing the City of NY and the five officers who subdued and arrested him back in April 2015.  Sefolosha says the officers used unnecessary force and he suffered a broken leg and ligament damage; he is suing for $50 million.  The NYPD officers involved say they were completely justified in their action.

NBA: Thabo Sefolosha to Sue NYPD & NYC For $50 Million For Breaking His Leg

Thabo Sefolosha was acquitted on criminal charges of resisting arrest in a melee outside of 1OAK nightclub in New York City and now he has plans to sue the city and eight cops for up to $50 million over what he claims are “permanent” injuries.

NBA: Hawks Thabo Sefolosha Found Not Guilty Stemming From Incident With NYPD

Thabo Sefolosha was just found not guilty in court over misdemeanor obstruction and disorderly conduct charges, stemming from an incident back in April outside of a NYC club.

NBA: Lawyer Says Thabo Sefolosha Was Targeted By White Cop Because He’s Black

An altercation outside of 1OAK nightclub in New York City resulted in Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and two other women getting stabbed, and Atlanta Hawks Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic getting arrested.  Charges were later dropped against Antic but the trial against Sefolosha has begun and his lawyer says it was racially motivated.

NBA: Thabo Sefolosha Says He’s in “Great Pain” & Blames NYPD For His Injury

Video was released of Thabo Sefolosha’s violent arrest where he was put in a headlock and thrown to the ground.  Another video showed an officer pulling out and swinging his baton but it’s unclear if it connected with Sefolosha.  In any event, Thabo was seriously injured and will miss the NBA playoffs where his Atlanta Hawks hold the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.  Sefolosha is publicly blaming the NYPD for the “significant injury” he suffered during the arrest last week.

(Video) NBA: New Video Shows NYPD Cowardly Hitting Thabo Sefolosha With A Baton Outside 1Oak

Thabo Sefolosha will definitely have quite a bit of video evidence on his side when he goes to court to fight his obstruction charge after he was arrested when Chris Copeland was stabbed outside 1oak in NYC. He already is out for the rest of the season for the Atlanta Hawks after he broke his ankle when police were overly aggressive with him for no particular reason. One video already showed them using unnecessary force and slamming him down even though he wasn’t resisting. This new angle shows a tough guy cop pulling out his baton and appearing to strike Thabo as he is already laying in the street with officers holding him down.

(Video) NBA: Thabo Sefolosha Put in a Headlock & Taken Down By Cops Caught on Tape!

The main story was the condition of Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland who was stabbed by a man after he left the popular New York nightclub 1oak.  Also at the club were Atlanta Hawks Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic who were both arrested after the melee for reportedly trying to prevent the police from setting up a crime scene and resisting arrest.  Seflosha and Antic released a joint statement saying they were innocent and would fight the charges, now we have video of their arrest.

NBA: Chris Copeland Remains in ICU After Surgery For Stabbing Attack

After being stabbed outside of the NYC club 1OAK, Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland suffered a puncture to his diaphragm and remained in an intensive care unit on Wednesday.

(UPDATE Photos/Video) NBA: Pacers Chris Copeland Stabbed in an NYC Club & 2 Atlanta Hawks Arrested

Chris Copeland, a former member of the New York Knicks now playing for the Indiana Pacers was stabbed in the abdomen – and his wife slashed – during an argument at 1 OAK club in Chelsea early Wednesday, cop sources said.

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