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Thursday, October 20, 2005

At least he wasn't a Jerry Rice fan

Posted by: Jambo / 2:31 PM

What do you even say about someone like this?

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A man got a prison term longer than prosecutors and defense attorneys had agreed to -- all because of Celtics great Larry Bird.

The lawyers reached a plea agreement Tuesday for a 30-year term for a man accused of shooting with an intent to kill and robbery. But Eric James Torpy wanted his prison term to match Bird's jersey number 33.

"He said if he was going to go down, he was going to go down in Larry Bird's jersey," Oklahoma County District Judge Ray Elliott said Wednesday. "We accommodated his request and he was just as happy as he could be.

2 Comments:

I could've gotten him E.J. Henderson time, but even my mad skillz couldn't get him 80 years.

By Blogger Hammer, at 3:32 PM  

Keith Olbermann suggested last night it was a good thing the guy wasn't a fan of Wayne Gretsky, the immortal #99.

By Anonymous Jerjo of Adderall, at 9:10 AM  

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