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Lorenzen Wright's Ex-Wife Loses Bid for Parole

Sherra Wright, who pleaded guilty in the NBA player's slaying, won't be eligible again for 5 years

(Newser) - Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife will not be granted early release from a 30-year prison sentence she received after pleading guilty to plotting the retired NBA player's 2010 slaying, the Tennessee Board of Parole said Monday. The board voted to deny parole for Sherra Wright, who entered a guilty plea...

Billy Ray Turner Guilty of Notorious Memphis Murder

Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright was shot to death in 2010

(Newser) - Update: A jury on Monday convicted a Tennessee man in the slaying of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, whose bullet-riddled body was found in a field nearly 12 years ago in his hometown of Memphis. The 12-person jury deliberated for about two hours before it found Billy Ray Turner guilty...

He Made $55M in the NBA, Ended Up Dead in a Field
He Made $55M in the NBA,
Ended Up Dead in a Field
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He Made $55M in the NBA, Ended Up Dead in a Field

Digging into the marriage and murder of Lorenzen Wright

(Newser) - "It was pretty much a cold case by the time investigators got it," a Memphis, Tenn., police veteran says of the July 19, 2010, murder of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright. This though only 10 days elapsed between when he was last heard from and when his body...

Ex-Wife Arrested on Suspicion of Murdering NBA Player

She's 2nd person arrested this month in killing of Lorenzen Wright

(Newser) - A NBA player's body was found in a field in Memphis, Tennessee, more than seven years ago. On Friday, authorities arrested his ex-wife in connection with his murder. Fox 13 reports Sherra Wright was arrested Friday at her home in California on suspicion of first-degree murder. She's also...

Ex-NBA Player Lorenzen Wright Found Dead

Gunshots heard on 911 call before he vanished

(Newser) - Police have confirmed that a body found in a wooded area in south Memphis is that of missing former NBA star Lorenzen Wright. He hadn't been seen since July 19, when a 911 call was made from his phone in which at least 10 gunshots could be heard. Wright, 34,...

Kings Send Bibby to Atlanta
Kings Send Bibby to Atlanta

Kings Send Bibby to Atlanta

Hawks offer four players and a 2nd-round draft pick for veteran PG

(Newser) - Mike Bibby is headed to Atlanta as part of a trade that will give the Sacramento Kings four expiring contracts and a second-round draft pick, and allow the Hawks to (so they hope) make a run at the playoffs, reports the Sacramento Bee. "I had some good times here...

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