Friday, May 31, 2013

Breaking News

Tragic...We remember Mookie as an Atlanta Hawk...back in the day.

From Fox5 News in Atlanta:

Former Hawks player Mookie Blaylock on life support after accident

Posted: May 31, 2013 6:40 PM EST Updated: May 31, 2013 6:47 PM EST
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Former NBA star and Atlanta Hawks player Mookie Blaylock is on life support after an accident in Clayton County on Friday, police said.

Blaylock and two other people were transported to Atlanta Medical Center after the accident, which took place on Tara Blvd in Jonesboro between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m.
Authorities say that Blaylock was driving northbound on Tara Blvd. in an Escalade when he crossed the median and struck an oncoming van.
Blaylock was unresponsive, officials said.
A female passenger in the van was in "extreme critical condition" at the hospital, according to authorities.
The condition of the driver of the van was not immediately known.
According to the NBA's website, Blaylock, 46, played in the NBA for 13 seasons for three different teams, including the Hawks from 1992-1999. He retired in 2002.

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