Update, Aug. 29: Hasheem Thabeet's publicist has reached out to say that couldn't be Thabeet in the photos below, as he didn't fly to Philadelphia in the timeframe in question (and doesn't own Beats headphone). Sorry folks. But still: don't recline your seat if there's a really tall person behind you, even if they…
Three days ago, Hasheem Thabeet and a few Oklahoma City Thunder teammates—including Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Serge Ibaka—hung out for some kind of outing. Thabeet posted a photo of the group on Instagram. That part isn't a story. Kendrick Perkins complaining about not being invited, however, is.
Obama in Tanzania: "We did not discuss Hasheem Thabeet, but maybe we will next time." cc: @scottcacciola
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Just seven games into his pro career, Grizzlies rookie Hasheem Thabeet breaks his jaw after running into his teammate's rather prodigious melon. Can you eat Memphis BBQ through a straw? [Photo via Memphis Commercial Appeal]
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2. Memphis Grizzles Hasheem Thabeet, UConn It's just the second pick of the draft and David Stern's voice is already cracking. It's his Bar Mitzvah all over again! As for Thabeet, he looks tall and shiny.
The junior center will give up his final year at UConn—as if this image didn't already scream, "Your amateur athletics bore me." [SI]