JJ Redick has always distinguished himself from other college basketball players, and even many former Duke greats. On Tuesday, Redick was arrested for DUI (and has already apologized for his actions), thereby distinguishing himself from former Duke backcourt great, Chris Duhon, as not only getting caught for alcohol related offenses at Duke…but for having it get public. Great job JJ! (At least Redick’s offenses weren’t covered up in the middle of the season facilitating his availability for key NCAA Tournament games. Lucky Duhon.)
850 Buzz Blog said it most rationally:
What is Redick thinking? Heâ€™s got Houston looking at him for the 8th spot, he has millions of dollars coming his way and he decides to get behind the wheel after a few drinks. Not only does he put himself in danger, he puts the lives of others in danger as well. Redick is a smart guy, but he made a boneheaded move by not calling a cab. Weâ€™ll see how this effects his draft status, but if this were the NFL, heâ€™d drop like a rock.
The internet is going to be hopping with both serious commentary as well as some funny stuff on this topic. For example, this guy is “laughing (his) Carolina loving self silly over the irony of Coach K’s constant mantra about being a “leader” and “arming” his players with more than a jumpshot but preparing them for life, which has now been turned on its head.” (LOL. That sounds familar quite to State fans, and is some kind of ironic coming from a Tar heel)
We are going to keep this entry open for our readers to link to blog entries, stories, and message board threads on the topic throughout the internet. Thanks