These ballers ain’t isht!
“If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying” is a mantra that is used by many a coach and player in professional sports and otherwise. Unfortunately, some players are caught cheating and have to pay dearly for it. From Richard Jefferson leaving his dance team fiance Kesha Ni’cole Nichols at the alter, to Vanessa coping with Kobe’s infidelity. Bossip will countdown the juiciest sports scandals of all time.
In celebration of VH1’s new scripted show “Hit the Floor” premiering on Monday, May 27th at 9PM ET/PT, Bossip will countdown the juiciest sports scandals of all time.
Flip through the following pages and let us know which you think is the worst.
In the summer of 2003 Kobe Bryant was arrested and charged with the sexual assault of a 19 year-old Colorado hotel worker that he slept with while visiting preparing for knee surgery. The accuser refused to testify and the matter was settled out of court. Bryant admitted to chopping ol girl down, but said it was totally consensual.
Shawn Kemp’s days as one of the most electrifying dunkers in the NBA were near over. He would spend the next five seasons hanging on to different rosters and trying to earn paychecks. It turns out there was good reason. The “Reign Man” was the father of seven illegitimate children with six different women.
NBA baller Richard Jefferson dated cheerleader Kesha Ni’cole Nichols so when he prosped it seemed like a match made in sports heaven. Keisha was set to marry Richard Jefferson back in 2009, but he bailed on the $2 million wedding the night… telling her via email. Dang!
VH1 brings viewers “Hit The Floor” (formerly “Bounce”) a new dramatic scripted series that asks the question: How much are you willing to sacrifice to make all your dreams come true?
The series follows the crazy lives and loves of the Los Angeles Devil Girls, the premier dance team in all of professional basketball. Judging from the real life headlines and scandal’s that arise from the world of the NBA, the show should be scandalous!
It’s no secret Shaquille O’Neal did some major ho’ing while he was married to ex-wife Shaunie O’Neal. Leaked email messages revealed that Shaq used a female journalist as a gopher to get celeb chicks to date–while he was married.
The groom was gay, and the bride was blindsided. Carolyn Moos, Jason Collins’ longtime girlfriend, said Tuesday that she never suspected the man she spent the better part of a decade with was gay — even when he called off their engagement in 2009.
Weezy put Chris Bosh’s wife Adrienne on blizzast for letting him smash her to smithereens backin the day, and recently one of her former close friend reveals how Adrienne supposedly got to the top by getting on her back. A ho gon’ be a ho!
NBA baller Royce White may have a fear of flying but he sure as hell doesn’t a fear of the ladies. The player was accused by two of his baby mamas of being a deadbeat dad and even offering $20,000 for an abortion.
Hit The Floor” explores the sexy world of professional basketball and the dancers who make the fans (and players) go wild. The Los Angeles Devils are the number one team in the league. When the arena lights go on all of Hollywood comes out to support the million dollar players. But in this city these men share the fame, adrenalin, money, sex and power with their dancers, the Devil Girls.
“Hit The Floor” follows in the successful primetime heels of VH1’s first hour-long scripted series “Single Ladies,” produced by Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit.
For more info on VH1, follow @VH1 on Twitter or “Like” VH1 on Facebook, and visit Hitthefloor.VH1.com for all the latest on the series including bonus footage and exclusive dance rehearsal footage. Don’t forget to check out the show premiere on Monday, May 27th at 9PM ET/PT!