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SALT LAKE CITY — Floyd Mayweather won his 43rd consecutive fight over the weekend by unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto. Even more impressive than his 43-0 record is his entourage.
Mayweather's entourage features big names like 50 cent, Lil' Wayne, and Justin Bieber. Wait a minute, Justin Bieber? Yes, the "Biebs" was there in the ring celebrating with his friend after the fight. Bieber even carried Mayweather's championship belts.
Further evidence of the friendship between the two can be found on Twitter as Bieber congratulated Money May after the fight. Mayweather is a brash and controversial character while Bieber has a squeaky clean image and is beloved by millions of teenage girls.
The two form, perhaps, one of the oddest couples in sports history.
Mile-High crazy lady
A strange moment occurred Sunday during game four of the first round NBA playoff series between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers. A woman wandered onto the court in the middle of the action with 1:10 left in the 2nd quarter.
It turns out the woman, Savannah McMillan-Christmas, 20, was previously banned from the Pepsi Center for stalking former Denver Nugget Kenyon Martin.
Westbrook goes "press Nazi"
The Oklahoma City Thunder completed a series sweep over the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night. It was an impressive performance by the Thunder who rallied from 13 down in the 4th quarter to close out the series. One of the most memorable moments of the series occurred in the post-game press conference. Star guard Russell Westbrook fielded a question about teammate James Harden. Westbrook didn't seem to care for the question and when the reporter tried to ask another Westbrook shut him down.
"No more questions for you, bro" he said.
Westbrook's response brought to mind the classic Seinfeld character "The Soup Nazi" who, when upset with a customer would say, "No soup for you!"
The reporter may have to wait a while before his next question is answered by Westbrook.
There were other memorable post-game press conference moments in the first round of the playoffs. Chris Paul's young son making the "Blake Face" was priceless and how about the daughter of Orlando's Big Baby Davis who stole the show at this press conference.
Practice? Ten years later
Finally, I must mention that today is the 10th anniversary of the one of the greatest rants in sports history. Allen Iverson was asked about his poor practice habits on May 7, 2002 and delivered one of the most quoted lines in sports history. Enjoy.