Former player Robert Swift won't leave foreclosed home

Former player Robert Swift won't leave foreclosed home

Postby keyindabox on Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:11 pm

Wow....this is some story. I suggest watching the video in the link. ... --nba.html

Robert Swift’s short NBA career, sadly, produced more bad punchlines than it did productive seasons. The heavily-tattooed big man was drafted directly out of high school in 2004 and was a favorite amongst several well-respected NBA GMs, but his game never found a groove and he last played in the NBA back in 2009. After a stint in the NBA’s minor league and a jaunt playing professionally in Tokyo, Swift apparently has settled back in the Pacific Northwest, living in the same house he bought as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics.

His house was recently foreclosed upon, though, and the new owner would like Swift to abandon the property. Swift, according to the television station KOMO (via Deadspin) isn’t going anywhere. And the rubble surrounding Swift’s current squalor isn’t something you’d expect from someone that turned 27 two months ago.

Seriously – a “Danger Men Drinking” sign on a front door of an actual house? College sophomores would be embarrassed to see that in a dorm room.

As the video shows, Swift’s abode is filled with empties, including Four Loko cans – a product that hasn’t been on the market since late 2010, and can only be purchased on the bro black market. And, as if this was some amazing satire and/or performance art, Swift has a Chevy El Camino with (Bakersfield) California plates from 2010 resting in the driveway without the hood affixed. To say little about his tribal-tat outfitted monster truck parked right behind it.

And the “When In Doubt, Empty the Magazine” bumper sticker affixed just above the warning sign about men drinking just about says it all. Here’s hoping whoever is living inside this residence isn’t mixing one bumper sticker with the other.

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Re: Former player Robert Swift won't leave foreclosed home

Postby 432J on Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:42 pm

still the most weird transformation of a player i've ever seen

this kid came into the league out of HS as a skinny, red headed white kid and turned into something straight out of a comic book

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Re: Former player Robert Swift won't leave foreclosed home

Postby S.R.05 on Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:32 pm

reaaaally should've gone to college
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Re: Former player Robert Swift won't leave foreclosed home

Postby ThizGuy83 on Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:21 pm

just another typical player that only got in the league cuz of his height...
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