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Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

Posted on: December 30, 2010 2:46 pm
Edited on: August 14, 2011 9:56 pm
The son of former NBA player Nick Van Exel reportedly confessed to committing a murder in Texas.  Posted by Ben Gollivernick-van-exel out of Dallas is reporting that the son of former NBA All-Star Nick Van Exel has confessed to murdering his neighbor in Texas on Wednesday night.
Nickey Van Exel, son of former Dallas Mavericks player Nick Van Exel, was arrested Wednesday night in connection with a recent murder. 
Bradley Bassey Eyo was found shot to death near Lake Ray Hubbard the day after Christmas. Investigators determined he was murdered at a Garland home in the 6900 block of George Brown Drive and his body later dumped at the lake, less than a mile away.
Police said 20-year-old Nickey Van Exel turned himself in Wednesday and confessed to the crime. He's a neighbor of the victim. also reports that Nickey Van Exel is being held on a $1 million bond. The elder Van Exel, who is just 39 years old, retired after the 2005-2006 NBA season after playing 13 seasons in the NBA. He spent his early years with the Los Angeles Lakers before bouncing around the Western Conference, making stops with the Denver Nuggets, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs. He averaged 14.4 points and 6.6 assists for his career and made an All-Star game in 1998.  Known for his explosive scoring ability and quickness off the dribble as a player, Van Exel joined the Atlanta Hawks coaching staff as Player Development Instructor this fall.

Since: Mar 1, 2009
Posted on: December 31, 2010 8:57 am

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

Hey that guy!  You're just another idiot that wants to feed starving kids in Africa instead of the starving kids in the United States...

Signed Angelina Jolie and Madonna!

Since: Dec 31, 2010
Posted on: December 31, 2010 8:47 am
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Since: Sep 4, 2007
Posted on: December 31, 2010 3:38 am

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

@UHHUHH ; "None of us are perfect."

Speak for yourself.

Since: Feb 7, 2007
Posted on: December 31, 2010 12:56 am

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

I love all these fools trashing one guy they don't know on behalf of another guy they don't know.  If he did the crime he'll do the time---but you haven't the slightest clue what demons were going through this guys head. If you care about human life so much then get off your ass and feed some starving kids in Africa.

Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: December 30, 2010 11:59 pm

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

whenever anyone feels like their only resolution to an issue is to take another person's life it's a sad situation.  race, upbringing, ghetto or non ghetto has nothing to do why people commit murder.  people committ murder because they decide to.  for every one example of a kid brought up in a "ghetto" that goes down the wrong path, there is an example of a kid from a ghetto who goes down the right path.

all you racist idiots I feel so sorry for you.  to say that Nick the Quick was a bad dude so therefore his son is destined to be so also is just simply ignorant.  and why was Nick a bad guy.... because he happened to make one or two mistakes in his life like ALL OF US DO but because he is in the public eye we know about his mistakes. 

I went to UC with Nick and he was a good guy, my prayers go out to him and the family of the victum.  white, black, asian, hispanic, whatever, can we move our evolution as a society pass the race thing so we can once in for all focus on things that are far more important to the survival of man.

Since: Dec 30, 2010
Posted on: December 30, 2010 10:36 pm

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

this is sad i went to school with him  never thought something like this would happen he was a nice guy  my prayers go out to all the families involved  Cry

Since: Dec 30, 2010
Posted on: December 30, 2010 9:56 pm

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

I'm going to be a little bit of a hyprocite here by posting but only in hope to enlighten this board. As a society I think one of our biggest concerns right now should be how opinionated and judgemental we are. Every time something like this happens it is reported and people post a million comments

All that should be concerned about these matters are the people involved, the families involved, and God. This boy is going to spend all or the majority of his adult life in prison. Neither him or anyone involved are going to be effected by these comments and nobody who is posting these comments has any idea who this boy and his family is.

My point is, maybe we should all spend a little more time worried about ourselves as opposed to random strangers.

None of us are perfect.

Since: Nov 24, 2010
Posted on: December 30, 2010 9:49 pm

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

Money has nothing to do with any of this.  Killers kill not because their parents were poor parents, or were great parents, but because they are MESSED up.  Let's not lose sight of this hear...  Nick Van Exel DIDN'T do anything wrong, his son made a choice that will probably prevent him from seeing daylight again.  I am white, so all you racists out there stop pulling that card and speaking for the whole race!

Since: Apr 1, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2010 9:27 pm

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

After reading some of these ..and many other posts ...each and every day, I think CBS should require everyone to take an IQ test each year.  You know, kind of like putting weed and feed on the lawn.

Since: Sep 7, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2010 9:09 pm

Report: Nick Van Exel's son confessed to murder

I don't remember his father being a criminal. I don't know why some of you are talking crap about him.

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