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Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

Posted on: October 6, 2011 6:06 pm
Edited on: October 6, 2011 6:10 pm
 
Tim LincecumBy Matt Snyder

Tim Lincecum faces a lawsuit that alleges he has destroyed $200,000 worth of property in a furnished San Francisco apartment. The Giants ace is alleged to have illegally lived in the apartment after his lease was up, during which time he "broke, stained, defaced, tore, injured or destroyed" property inside the apartment. Landlord Mindy Freile is seeking $350,000 in damages from Lincecum. His lease expired Feb. 28, but Lincecum reportedly stayed until May 13, when Freile -- who had reportedly been trying to force Lincecum out -- entered the unit and noticed the damage.

"My belief is there was some kind of party that left it in really bad condition," said Freile's attorney Jonathan Bonstein (Mercurynews.com). "Maybe there's a perfectly good explanation on his side, but we haven't heard it yet."

Freile's complaint says that the following items were significantly damaged: "Bedding, doors, carpet, pillows, kitchenware, linens, furniture, household appliances, art work, decorations, patio furniture, lights, lamps, and mirrors, among other things."

The Giants haven't commented on the matter, but Lincecum's attorney has said it's an "unwarranted lawsuit" that he refuses to "dignify with a response."

The two-time Cy Young Award winner has been cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana in the past, but otherwise has a clean off-field record.

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Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: October 6, 2011 9:01 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

Yup. And the only reason why is because the minorities take racism from whites very seriously, yet can make a double standard but making fun of their own race. 


People get sick of it. You guys deserve to be called thugs.  
But he isn't a black NBA player?  Do black NBA players have a reputation for doing this that would cause you to make such a foolish statement?  Yes and Yes. 
Your a joke dude. This isnt 1877. Your  a racist and always will be. You(black people) always have a excuse. Get a job and stop having babies. There is a reason the jail population is 70% black and its not because of racial profiling. Any body could be a thug,white, black,asian or whatever. Have fun collecting my tax $$ Homie.

This reminds of that TV show What would you do? They set up people in scenarios to see how they realistically react.... 

To quote 1, and number 3. I AM NOT BLACK (LOL LOL) I have just come to see how people have a whole different attitude between white and black..It's hilarious to me your more scared of a person of color than you would be a white man. Go check the jails folks, there filled with all kinds of races. Some people are born into povery, despair...some are trust fund babies.In both scenarios people commit crimes.

Out of that 100s of guys who suit up for each NBA season, the actual percentage of guys who get into trouble is quite small.In baseball steroid users are glorified, while some black NBA or NFL players are frowned upon for having a few tokes in the off season.

What does getting a job have to do with this?? or babies? the jail population is not 70% black. 



Since: Jul 3, 2007
Posted on: October 6, 2011 8:30 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

Haha typical Timmy, this is just something that WOULD happen to him. He would have a bunch of people over have a rager and something ridiculous involving alcohol and the furniture would happen. And, yes, absolutely, if he were black, people would be calling him a thug, and it pisses me off that any one on this board would even act they wouldn't call a black football player with a prior marijuana arrest a thug for doing this.  But its pretty basic. The black guys who do this are considered thugs by the media, white guys who do it are considered punks by the media. Like do you hear anyone calling Chris Cooley a thug for kinda-sorta challenging Tony Romo to a cagefight? No their calling him a punk. Anyway what's important here is that when it happens to Timmy Lincecum, it's just effin hilarious in a, "dude what happened last night?" way



Since: Feb 8, 2011
Posted on: October 6, 2011 8:13 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

That should read "Realtor" And he was actually making $13 Million this season so maybe he was renting a $15 - $20K a month apartment. BUt still no way can he of caused $250K worth of damages.



Since: Feb 8, 2011
Posted on: October 6, 2011 8:11 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

As a reator and a property manager, I'd love to see her receipts for $250K in damages. Her stuff must have been made out of Gold. And Since Lincecum's still in his Rookie contract, he's not making that much money (Probably under $1 Million) so he's not renting a $15 - $20K a month apartment. So this lady may get damages, but she'll never be able to prove $250K in damages.



Since: Jul 5, 2010
Posted on: October 6, 2011 8:02 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

If he was covered in visible tatties and looked like a thug ppl would call him a thug.




Since: Feb 21, 2007
Posted on: October 6, 2011 7:52 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

Your a joke dude. This isnt 1877. Your  a racist and always will be. You(black people) always have a excuse. Get a job and stop having babies. There is a reason the jail population is 70% black and its not because of racial profiling. Any body could be a thug,white, black,asian or whatever. Have fun collecting my tax $$ Homie.



Since: Sep 17, 2007
Posted on: October 6, 2011 7:12 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

Obviously, weed jokes were forthcoming but if that is to enter into the conversation at all, it would make more sense if Lincecum trashed the place because he didn't have any weed at the time. Otherwise he'd have chilled out on the couch, ate some cookie dough ice cream and fell asleep watching Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law in boxer shorts and a wifebeater. At least that's what I usually do when I'm stressed...



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Since: Jul 16, 2009
Posted on: October 6, 2011 7:05 pm
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Since: Oct 11, 2008
Posted on: October 6, 2011 7:00 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

But he isn't a black NBA player?  Do black NBA players have a reputation for doing this that would cause you to make such a foolish statement?  Yes and Yes. 



Since: Sep 28, 2008
Posted on: October 6, 2011 6:57 pm
 

Tim Lincecum being sued for trashing apartment

Yup. And the only reason why is because the minorities take racism from whites very seriously, yet can make a double standard but making fun of their own race. 


People get sick of it. You guys deserve to be called thugs.  


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