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Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

Posted on: August 23, 2011 12:41 pm
Edited on: August 23, 2011 5:31 pm
 
Posted by Ben Golliverzach-randolph

On Sunday night, we noted reports that Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph allegedly hosted a party at his Oregon home that ended with a marijuana dealer being hospitalized after he was beaten with pool cues by Randolph's friends.

While Randolph is still not a suspect in the assault, the picture just gets uglier and uglier as details continue to emerge in the case and.

KGW.com reports that the admitted marijuana dealer, James Beasley, says Randolph personally took the marijuana from him prior to the alleged beating that left him bloodied. Why? Because Randolph allegedly didn't want to pay $200.

"[Randolph] got upset about the price. He thought the price was too high," Beasley explained. "He snatched the weed out of my hands, like, aggressively, he snatched it like basically saying, 'I'm taking your weed.'"

4-7 people -- but not Randolph -- then allegedly participated in the beating.

"My face was covered up in blood, my clothes were covered in blood," Beasley told the television station. "They hit me upside the head. Split my eye open with a pool stick."

Beasley's brother, Robert, told KGW that Randolph allowed the beating to commence without intervening.

"I am very, very disappointed," said Robert. "Zach was there and should have stopped it. He could have stopped it.'"

"They beat him up and left him out there," Robert told KOINLocal6.com. "They robbed my brother. They basically beat him, bust him in his head with a pool stick and left him on a dark road by himself for dead." 

KOIN also reported that the family claims the beating left Beasley with "a concussion, stitches and brain swelling."

Beasley's mother, Shikego, told the station that her son had a long-standing relationship with Randolph. 

"It's not like he was your groupie, Zach," she said. "You've been knowing my child. You've been partying with my child."

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Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: August 29, 2011 8:42 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

Good comeback.  Wow. you got me there.  And actually, you brought up your children/child on the previous post.  And what exactly did I say that was offensive to your children?  I recommended a college.  Not exactly fighting words, bud.

You seem to have some issues, and that is okay.  The first step to recovery is talking to someone, so I am glad we have established such a caring and trusting relationship.  

I want you to know that internet message boards are a great place to reveal your true self, strengths and weaknesses; however, if you ever feel the need to talk with someone one-on-one, Zach Randolph is there for you.  He can light you guys up and lead a productive, purging discussion.  In fact, many of the NBA players are good listeners.  Latrell Spreewell and Allen Iverson are two former greats that come to mind.  But the young players can be helpful, too.  Just stay away from Crittendon.  He apparently doesn't listen too well.

By the way, I am starting to think you are right about the NBA.  The 2011-12 season looks like it could lure me back.  No terrible referees, no thugs on the court, the Suns won't lose a game (in fact, no team will lose a game).  Everybody wins.  It is a great sport.
After reading paragraphs upon paragraphs of your meaningless nonsense.. I think you need to look at yourself in the mirror and really think on who has the issues.Little to nothing to say makes any sense what so ever.

I was taught at a young age.. Don't argue with fools, because people from a distance can't tell who is who.


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Since: Jan 18, 2009
Posted on: August 29, 2011 6:52 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

Good comeback.  Wow. you got me there.  And actually, you brought up your children/child on the previous post.  And what exactly did I say that was offensive to your children?  I recommended a college.  Not exactly fighting words, bud.

You seem to have some issues, and that is okay.  The first step to recovery is talking to someone, so I am glad we have established such a caring and trusting relationship.  

I want you to know that internet message boards are a great place to reveal your true self, strengths and weaknesses; however, if you ever feel the need to talk with someone one-on-one, Zach Randolph is there for you.  He can light you guys up and lead a productive, purging discussion.  In fact, many of the NBA players are good listeners.  Latrell Spreewell and Allen Iverson are two former greats that come to mind.  But the young players can be helpful, too.  Just stay away from Crittendon.  He apparently doesn't listen too well.

By the way, I am starting to think you are right about the NBA.  The 2011-12 season looks like it could lure me back.  No terrible referees, no thugs on the court, the Suns won't lose a game (in fact, no team will lose a game).  Everybody wins.  It is a great sport.        



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: August 26, 2011 7:59 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

Noles,

Actually, your arguing skills are deficient.  Not surprising in a mass media culture where people are not asked to think critically.  I did not say only fifteen-year-old black kids watch basketball, did I?  I did not say people can only watch/enjoy one sport at a time, did I?  You have a hard time sticking to what is written, and instead want to turn it into what you think.  Your daughter would probably benefit from someone with more rhetorical knowledge.  Send her to Ole Miss.  It is a good faculty full of good thinkers.  

And everyone is entitled to opinions, though they can become dangerous when we do not know why we hold them or hold them for ridiculous reasons.  Besides, some of the things I write are to get a rise out of people and watch them fumble through arguments.  Anyway, I am bored with you.  Good luck, man.  Read and listen carefully.  I am off to teach my traffic school class.

P.S.  A lot of people thought the Steve Nash MVPs were part of the whole orchestration.  You know, trying to lose the thug image.  Didn't work, if that was the case.   


Dude, you have been proven to be a complete moron...stop talking please.No need to talk about peoples children, that just shows you have 0 class what so ever... have a fun weekend with your bottle.



Since: Jan 18, 2009
Posted on: August 25, 2011 6:35 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price



Noles,

Actually, your arguing skills are deficient.  Not surprising in a mass media culture where people are not asked to think critically.  I did not say only fifteen-year-old black kids watch basketball, did I?  I did not say people can only watch/enjoy one sport at a time, did I?  You have a hard time sticking to what is written, and instead want to turn it into what you think.  Your daughter would probably benefit from someone with more rhetorical knowledge.  Send her to Ole Miss.  It is a good faculty full of good thinkers.  

And everyone is entitled to opinions, though they can become dangerous when we do not know why we hold them or hold them for ridiculous reasons.  Besides, some of the things I write are to get a rise out of people and watch them fumble through arguments.  Anyway, I am bored with you.  Good luck, man.  Read and listen carefully.  I am off to teach my traffic school class.

P.S.  A lot of people thought the Steve Nash MVPs were part of the whole orchestration.  You know, trying to lose the thug image.  Didn't work, if that was the case.   



Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: August 25, 2011 1:45 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

THUG 4 LIFE  $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: August 25, 2011 1:13 am
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

Well Mr. "Gatorbait08" pretty much everything you just said is your opinion and nothing that is actually factual in any way shape or form..we are all entitled to our opinions, to each his own.

Someday, you will break up with the NBA, and you will realize how much you have missed.  Your friends who are into more mature sports will welcome you with open arms, and you will enjoy life more.  Until then, enjoy the streetball league.  And make sure you get a bunch of tattoos and buy a bunch of ridiculous jerseys so you can emulate your heroes.  I know I did for years, and man was I an idiot.  Luckily, most of us grow up and realize crap entertainment when we see it.

I own a couple of jerseys, have no tattoos...and I don't view NBA Players as "heroes" nor is any other professional athlete.They simply play a game at a high level and get paid for it for our entertainment...It's funny how under your theory a person is only allowed to enjoy one professional sport at a time...must be a boring sports life.
Luckily, most of us grow up and realize crap entertainment when we see it.  The NBA is marketed to fifteen-year-old black kids.  Seeing as how I am white and in my thirties, they lost me.  It's not a game anymore; it is a marketed product, which sucks.  There was a time when I enjoyed a Suns game.  Haven't cared for a long time though, bud.  And to be honest, I hung around way too long.

So everyone that watches basketball is black and fifteen years old? Funny, I didn't really get into the game until I was in my 20's.I am white as well, so what? what does color have to do with anything? I guess that's why a white guy Steve Nash won back to back MVP's because the game is all rigged like a WWE event right? I bet 15 year old black children just love a white guy from Canada named Steve Nash!!!!!!! If your not entertained by the game, that is your opinion...you can't speak for most of us, because you are you, and you only...your words represent one person.

And I like to argue; I teach it for a living.  So I enjoy spending time on blogs figuring out other people.
Where? traffic school? your not very good at arguing.If my daughter had you as a teacher, I would yank her out of that school pretty damn quick.




Since: Jan 18, 2009
Posted on: August 24, 2011 11:04 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

OK man.  I secretly love the NBA and hate the fact that the Suns have not won any championships.  You caught me.

Or, I really don't care anymore. And there are a lot more like me out there.  I really haven't watched a game in years, and I really don't care.  The NBA passed a lot of us by.  

And I like to argue; I teach it for a living.  So I enjoy spending time on blogs figuring out other people.

Let me tell you a little story.  When I was in high school, I dated a girl for a long time.  She was a bitch, but I just didn't want to accept it.  I was in love for the first time.  I lost some good friends and tried to hang on to that relationship in any way that I could.  I was young, dumb, and didn't know any better.  We eventually went our separate ways when I went to college, and my life got much better.  I just needed some time to see that, I guess.

Someday, you will break up with the NBA, and you will realize how much you have missed.  Your friends who are into more mature sports will welcome you with open arms, and you will enjoy life more.  Until then, enjoy the streetball league.  And make sure you get a bunch of tattoos and buy a bunch of ridiculous jerseys so you can emulate your heroes.  I know I did for years, and man was I an idiot.  Luckily, most of us grow up and realize crap entertainment when we see it.  The NBA is marketed to fifteen-year-old black kids.  Seeing as how I am white and in my thirties, they lost me.  It's not a game anymore; it is a marketed product, which sucks.  There was a time when I enjoyed a Suns game.  Haven't cared for a long time though, bud.  And to be honest, I hung around way too long.    

But I sure would like to watch just one more episode of Scooby-Doo.  It's hard to let some things go.  Maybe I'll get around to removing that Suns logo in your honor instead.  

Take care man! 

 



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: August 24, 2011 9:01 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

You seem like a confused guy, as evidenced by having "noles" in your name.  Let me clarify a few things for you.  Clicking a box on a preference list does not make me a big fan.  As I stated, I haven't watched the NBA in years, but when I did I was a Suns fan.  The Suns and the NBA don't deserve the time it would take me to take down the logo.  I had a Scooby-Doo lunchbox as a kid that is still laying around in the shed; it doesn't mean I am a Scooby-Doo addict.  Take it easy, man.  

Also, showing me how many people watch the NBA isn't saying much.  Milions of morons watch reality TV and crap like that.  What I do know is that a lot of people my age and with good sense have turned their backs on the NBA and its thug-life image.  Yes, there are thugs in other leagues; however, I don't see as many per roster and I don't believe those sports are fixed, and I do believe the NBA is.  Oh, and I was proven right about that when the whole ref-scandal broke.  And, as you somewhat allude to, the NHL rarely has stories like this.  The players seem to have enough sense to not shoot up strip clubs, rob people, or carry enough arms for a third-world military.     

Ok, my Last name is Nowlan..pronounced like Nolan...so there is a nickname Noles, 506 is the area code I live in....keep acting like you know everything....

You took the time to fill out your profile, and say you were a Phoenix Suns fan, so obviously you are a fan.It would take probably 5 seconds of your important life to take it down, why would you advertise something you have no interest in? Sorry, but liking a team and having a lunchbox are two different things. And you also took the time to read this article and comment on it twice...to me it just seems your bitter that Phoenix had multiple 50+ 60+ win teams but couldn't accomplish anything with it...

The only moron I see around here would be you, don't call people names just because they don't share your interests...that's pretty small minded of you.



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Since: Feb 9, 2007
Posted on: August 24, 2011 3:07 pm
 

Dealer: Zach Randolph 'snatched' pot over price

Think this might cost Randolph a bit more than $200?

If this guy had a brain, he'd be dangerous!!


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