The deal was only one of many in his career, but former Nets GM Billy King still can't quite shake the trade he made to bring Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn. Nearly five years later, he still wears the decision like a scarlet letter.
On the afternoon of July 4, 2009, one of Steve McNair's friends, Wayne Neeley, drops by McNair's downtown condo only to realize he's stumbled upon a crime scene. Neeley calls McNair's bodyguard, Robert Gaddy. It took 44 minutes to call 9-1-1.
The Kings' response to the Thousand Oaks shooting shows an evolution in rhetoric as the sports world reacts to mass shootings across the country, but the struggle to find a way to enact real change still exists.