Ron Artest: Hennessy at Halftime? What Gives?

December 2nd, 2009 by Kyle W. Brown Leave a reply »
Ron Artest is new to neither criticism nor controversy. 

We all remember what happened at the Palace when he jumped into the stands and began fighting with Detroit Pistons fans.

Last week, the Lakers' star showed up on Jimmy Kimmel Live in just his boxers.

He's been suspended multiple times, arrested for domestic abuse, had his dog confiscated by Animal Services, and once showed up to a Pacers practice in a bath robe.

Now, Artest finds himself in the spotlight again, this time after he admitted in an interview with Sporting News that he used to drink Hennessy, which he kept in his locker, at halftime when he was with the Chicago Bulls.

It has been reported by many blogs that Artest attributes his drinking to the dismal play of the Bulls, who in his rookie year went 17-65.

Artest opened up more on the topic of drinking, claiming that he used to drink and party every night, and also used drugs during his college days at St. John's.

In the article, Artest provided more controversial ammo, claiming that NBA referee Joey Crawford cost the Houston Rockets a game by being a fan of Kobe Bryant. He reveal ...

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