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Damn Robert Swift

http://www.usatoday.com/story/gameon/2013/03/05/robert-swift-house-squal...

I never thought much of Swift when he was drafted and figured him for a bust but this is an interesting peek into the life of a failed NBA prospect. Makes you wonder what the hell was going on in that house. Here's the article.
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NBA bust Robert Swift was living among 'trash, bullets and feces'
Game On! Chris Chase, USA TODAY Sports11:21a.m. EST March 5, 2013AP

Trash, bullets and feces, sounds like a rejected title for a Warren Zevon song, not the living conditions for a former NBA lottery pick.

But two new homeowners found differently when they moved into the house formerly owned by Robert Swift, the high school bust who flamed out of the NBA after four seasons.

The home in the Seattle suburb of Sammamish was foreclosed on last year and a married couple bought the house. Swift, who was drafted No. 12 by the Supersonics in 2004, continued to occupy it, ignoring visits and letters. The threat of eviction finally forced him out last week.

When the new owners went inside, they were met by an intense smell and "shocking" conditions of squalor. The back deck was covered in dog feces. Bullet holes covered the basement. Beer cans and cigarette butts were everywhere.

They shared their story with Seattle's KOMO news. Thanks to pictures and video posted on the site, we compiled a partial inventory of the possessions Swift left behind:

-- Bullet casings (50+)

-- Box of recruitment letters from colleges like UCLA, Kansas and Washington (1)

-- Beer cans (hundreds)

-- Model of a Conestoga wagon (1)

-- Unplugged televisions (3)

-- Empty beer boxes (dozens)

-- Hole in the wall, presumably autographed by the person who made it (1)

-- Domino's pizza boxes (5)

-- Two-liter bottles of Coca-Cola (2)

-- Head of female doll (1)

-- Empty gallon of milk (1)

-- McDonald's Quarter-Pounder box (1)

-- Christmas tree needles (hundreds)

-- Car battery (1)

-- Half-empty liquor bottles (5)

-- Basketball (1)

-- Umbrella (1)

-- Broken pool cue (1)

-- Cigarette butts, in ashtray (hundreds)

-- Some sort of crazy stabbing device (1)

-- Child's doll (1)

-- Anarchy symbol made by blue painter's tape (1)

-- Panda Express 32-ounce cup (1)

-- Rugby ball (1)

-- Big guns (3)

-- Small guns (2)

-- Bullets (15)

-- Picture of Swift on the court with Yao Ming, sitting on top of a Domino's pizza box (1)

-- Overturned chair that looks like a scene out of a nuclear holocaust movie (1)

-- Posters used for target practice (2)

-- Trash cans (2)


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The only thing that would of

The only thing that would of made this scene any more awesome would be having a bullet hole in the basketball. Hollywood needs to get on a script for how a movie detailing how this scene came to be in a Hangover fashion.

Super surprised they didn't find any empty drug bags considering how he was living. Good for him not turning to meth.

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Some sort of crazy stabbing

Some sort of crazy stabbing device
Is the best phrase I have ever read

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Swift

A Russian sniper rifle? Samurai swords? That equals badass in my book.

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"Model of a Conestoga Wagon

"Model of a Conestoga Wagon (1)"

LOL

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Some crazy &$#%#&@! was left

Some crazy &$#%#&@! was left behind, if the guy had a cache of weapons I hope that they were all licenced.

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I have several of those items in my house right now lol

Just need a porch full of dog feces and 10 gallon jug of urine and I'll be "Swift'n" too

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