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Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

Posted on: January 6, 2011 9:25 am
Edited on: January 6, 2011 9:52 am
 

Posted by Eric Angevine

No, you're not accidentally at our NFL blog. That indeed is Shawne Merriman, and he's tied in to the college basketball world.

If I had to make a list of people I would never, ever under any circumstances want to owe money to, NFL star Shawne "Lights Out" Merriman would probably top said list.

What does this have to do with basketball? Try this on for size:

Buffalo Bills player Shawne Merriman will get $3.7 million from two former Duke basketball stars after a federal judge ruled in his favor in a loan dispute.

A federal court judge in Maryland ordered Christian Laettner and Brian Davis to pay Merriman in December.

According to court documents Merriman said he loaned Laettner and Davis $3 million for their real estate business in 2007, but the pair failed to pay back all the money and interest as required to in 2009. Laettner and Davis claim in court documents there were problems with the agreement.

-Associated Press story in the Charlotte Observer


And here we thought foreclosure or bankruptcy might be the worst thing that could happen to someone caught on the wrong side of the real estate bubble. Turns out it could be this:



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Comments

Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: October 13, 2011 11:02 am
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

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Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: January 8, 2011 12:20 pm
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

In addition to those who have been listed, I think Mike Gminski and Jack Marin were also excellent NBA players.  Bob Verga was a star in the old ABA.



Since: May 10, 2007
Posted on: January 8, 2011 12:14 pm
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

I can tell, AvengersGirl (below), is the type of chick that needs to be done told twice.



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: January 8, 2011 11:34 am
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

This is actually a rather offensive blog entry, implying that because Meeriman is a beast on the field, he will committ illegal assault to get the money he is owed off thefield. If he so much as touches either of those two deadbeats, he could go to jail for assault.

I am surprised that after his long, if not stellar, basketball career, Latner would need to borrow money from anybody. Just goes to show the real estate business ain't what it used to be.



Since: Dec 6, 2009
Posted on: January 8, 2011 11:08 am
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

Always felt that Coach K ran a clean program.  Still do.  But Laettner was a bum in college in college!!  And he still is a bum!!



Since: Jan 10, 2008
Posted on: January 8, 2011 10:42 am
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

Laettner, will do the correct thing and pay the money to the football player if this is true he owes the money.  We do not need to be to quick to judge until we get all of the facts.  However, the shot Laettner hit to win against my UK wildcats still hurt. 

Wink



Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posted on: January 8, 2011 2:11 am
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

Duke has average players in the nba at bestLaettner is  a joke, boozer is ok 




Since: Jan 7, 2011
Posted on: January 7, 2011 11:56 pm
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

Evidently, these Dukies are not perfect or very smart.



Since: Nov 13, 2009
Posted on: January 7, 2011 11:28 pm
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

Shut your mouth, dumb hater.  Duke is the best team in the country.  Duke is the envy of all NCAA Basketball.  Duke is one of the greatest college basketball programs ever.  Duke will win the NCAA championship, once again.  Let's Go DUKE!!!!!!!!



Since: Sep 10, 2006
Posted on: January 7, 2011 10:39 pm
 

Christian Laettner owes millions to NFL star

twins 87, 89...Lets start with Grant Hill, then Carlos Boozer, Corey Magette, Jay Williams till hurt, Luol Deng, Elton Brand, Johnny Dawkins and those are just off the top of my head...to say Duke "sucks" is idiotic...4 time champs, 6 time runner ups, 15 final fours, the about to be winningest coach in College basketball...What more do you need...say you hate Duke but never say they suck...If anything by your own comments they are the best team out there cause they are winning with less NBA talent...Just like Bobby Knight use to do at Indiana and Texas Tech



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