View Full Version : Swoopes memorabilia in storage unit sold

05-27-2009, 12:54 AM
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Sheryl Swoopes has lost years of memorabilia from her celebrated basketball career after she reportedly failed to pay rent on a West Texas storage unit where she kept awards, team jerseys, fan mail and her college diploma.
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported Tuesday night that contents of the storage unit were sold at an auction Friday. The newspaper said the three Olympic gold medals Swoopes won were not among the belongings in the unit in Lubbock, where she played for Texas Tech

Story (http://www.usatoday.com/sports/basketball/wnba/2009-05-26-4119626519_x.htm)

05-27-2009, 05:23 PM
That's a sad story, but that's what happens when you don't pay your bills. This has happened to several celebrities and they have had some embarassing stuff sold at public auctions.

06-01-2009, 12:12 AM
WOW! How could you forget things like that in storage?