Artest's fans don't show

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  1. max

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    Artest's fans don't show

    I wanted to post this because some may not know about the community service that Artest has done here. Granted it was court ordered but he never complained. Also has appologized a few times for the brawl that I thought was very sincere.

    I don't think he deserves to get booed anymore. Some may point to his antics with the crowd. I was at that game and he was just responding to the fans trying to have fun with the situation of being booed.
     
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    Most people are decent when you meet them in person, but get people into a group, and you can expect all sorts of boorish behavior.

    I mean, these are the same people who booed Darko after he led us to a championship!
     
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    Artest seems to have grown up. He even volunteered to speak at a Detroit library the day before the game on his own. This was not part of his community service plea deal.
     
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    He knows that Joe won't trade for him because of the character issue. He's trying to make it seem like he's a good guy so that he can get on the team and try to pick up a ring. Not a bad strategy.
     
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    So what does he do? Feed the homeless ?
     

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