Former NBA'er A "Heavily Armed Heroin Addict" With Grenade Launcher

Last month police raided the home of one Trygve Lief Bjorkstam and found drugs, guns, prostitutes...and former Sonics center Robert Swift. According to KOMO News police have finally charged Swift with a gun crime in connection with the raid after a "military-style grenade launcher" (!!) and sawed-off shotgun, among… »11/13/14 9:24pm11/13/14 9:24pm

Robert Swift Finally Left His Foreclosed Home, But He Left Plenty Of Memories And Shell Casings And Feces Behind

Two weeks ago, we played a very depressing game of Where Are They Now? with Robert Swift, the big man who in 2004 jumped right out of high school to the Sonics at 12th overall. Beset by injury and ineffectiveness, Swift never put it together. In 2009, released by the Thunder, he refused a D-League assignment, then… »3/05/13 8:35am3/05/13 8:35am

Former Sonic Robert Swift's House Has Been Foreclosed On, But He Refuses To Leave

Things haven't looked up in a while for Robert Swift, taken 12th overall by Seattle in 2004. He bailed on a 2009 D-League assignment after two games, citing personal reasons. He spent a year playing in Japan, but that team folded, unable to stay afloat on the star power of Robert Swift. »2/22/13 10:40am2/22/13 10:40am