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Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at 3:30 pm  |  6 responses

Spurs GM Arrested For DWI After Crashing Into Fence


Spurs General Manager RC Buford was arrested late Friday night after crashing into a fence in San Antonio, and fortunately, nobody was hurt. Some details via KSAT: “Spurs general manager R.C. Buford was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after he crashed into a fence, San Antonio Police said. A police spokesman confirmed Buford crashed in the 500 block of N. Leona just west of downtown late Friday night. The police department said an officer from the Bexar County Hospital District first responded to the scene. SAPD then arrested Buford.Records at the magistrate’s office show Buford was charged with driving while intoxicated with an open container.He posted bond and was released early Saturday. In an emailed statement released Saturday afternoon, a spokesman for the Spurs said Buford is a diabetic, and the cause of the crash was a ‘severe low blood sugar reaction.’ In the statement, Buford said he deeply regrets the incident. ‘I take great pride in being a positive member of our community,’ Buford said. ‘I apologize to our community, our fans, and the entire Spurs family.’”

(H/T: EOB)

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  • IAMORANGE4EVER

    This is the part where RC Buford hugs the cactus and licks it.

  • http://www.michaelcho.com M Cho

    Damn these irresponsible owners! Don’t they know they’re getting paid billions to run a game most people play for fun?? I’m always reading about them shooting guns in strip joints and driving while high or drunk! They need to grow up and stop acting so thuggish — be a responsible man, dude! And I blame that hippity hoppity music too!

  • LA Huey

    Does he know “The Beasley Rule” (Get in trouble with the law but spared from league punishment because its a lockout) only applies to the players?

  • http://www.slamonline.com UNFROZEN CAVEMAN LAWYER

    WHY IS HE APOLOGIZING IF IT WAS A DIABETES THING?

  • http://www.slamonline.com Max

    See what the lockout is doing Stern?

  • http://counterkicks.com Quinned

    if he blew it wasn’t a diabetes thing

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