Former Hawk Mookie Blaylock is facing a charge of vehicular homicide for a crash last month that killed a 43-year-old woman. After two days in jail, Blaylock bonded out late last night. He was immediately taken to a jail one county over.
Retired NBA star Mookie Blaylock will initially face two charges for his role in a Friday car crash south of Atlanta that briefly put him on life support, and left a 43-year-old woman dead. Further charges could still be coming, including vehicular homicide.
Mookie Blaylock is on life support after a two-car accident that injured two others, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. [AJC]
Vacuous, unchecked rock lore holds that Pearl Jam—before they settled on the sploogiest name in pop music history—were first called Mookie Blaylock. Grunge's stadium heroes would have been named after a very good, but never great, NBA point guard, if only Blaylock hadn't taken notice and forced a name change.