A man who was charged after stealing a Frito Lay truck asked to rap in exchange for a new car at an auto business the night before, report says
Arrik Schmidt is accused of stealing the truck from a grocery store after he reportedly offered to rap in exchange for a new car at a business next door.news.yahoo.com
Nets star Kyrie Irving buys house for George Floyd's family
Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving bought a house for the family of the late George Floyd, former NBA player Stephen Jackson revealed in an interview. A publicist for Irving confirmed the report to CBS News early Tuesday, saying the six-time All-Star just wanted to help. A close friend of Floyd's, Jackson spoke to "The Rematch" host Ethan Thomas last week about Floyd's daughter, Gianna, and revealed that Irving had purchased the home. "I had a lot of my friends – Kyrie Irving bought them a house," Jackson added. Kyrie Irving on January 1, 2021.cbsnews.com
This is how loved ones want us to remember George Floyd
(CNN) -- George Floyd moved to Minnesota for a fresh start an opportunity to better himself and to be a better father. Floyd, 46, died Monday in the city he moved to for a better life, his last moments caught on video. After high school, head basketball coach George Walker recruited Floyd to play for him at South Florida State College in Avon Park, Florida. "I've heard George in the last couple days more than I've heard my whole life, and we had a 21-plus (year) relationship," Jackson told CNN's Poppy Harlow Thursday. Once Floyd moved to Minnesota, Jackson said Floyd talked at great length about his journey to create better opportunities for himself.
Former NBA player Stephen Jackson speaks out about the death of longtime friend, George Floyd
HOUSTON Former NBA star and Houston native Stephen Jackson says hes heartbroken over the death of his dear friend George Floyd. Every time I went to Houston my first stop was at Cuney Homes to find Floyd, Jackson said. Jackson said Floyd had his up and downs and eventually moved to Minnesota to live a better life. Jackson said the last time he talked to Floyd was about a year ago when he sent Floyd clothes for work. Either you stand for whats right or you're condoning whats wrong," Jackson said.