For those unfriendly with Links, or the Subject matter... here it is in a nutshell...
A Duke Blue Devil Senior, during their National Championship season of 2009-2010, put down $30,000 one a loan for $100,000. of Jewelry, promised to pay the rest within 15 days ( $70,000 dollars... in 15 days ) and did not follow through with the arrangement.
First, Where did he get the money?
Second, Why is the NCAA not all over this?
Thirdly, Where was Coach K involved with all of this?
For some people in this country, 30,000 isn't much to sniff at. A college kid, however. Shouldn't have that kind of money laying around, especially enough to promise that you can pay not only that 30,000 outright.. and follow through with 70,000 "in 15 days"
There has always been no question in my mind that Coach K is an Unethical coach, but I doubt many of us have ever thought he has paid players. This story, tends to make you look at that possibility, and based on the recent NCAA investigations of our players ( Selby's suspension for money given to him by Carmelo Anthony, Darnell Jackson being given money by his Gradnfather ( who was also a donor to KU ), And Roy allowign benefits to go to Nick Collison and Kirk Hinrich once they left the university are certainly not as preposterous as...
" Duke Blue Devil Senior Guard, Spends 30,000 in Jewelry, and promises 70,000 more in 15 days..."
Frivolous. Arrogant. Pampered.
Exactly what the outside world looking in things of Duke Blue Devil Basketball...