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Basketball Star Bounced from Nightclub!

1/24/2008 10:59 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

You'd figure Sacramento Kings star Ron Artest would appreciate a solid defense, but last night the NBA star was a little pissy when some shrimpy bouncer shut down the 6'7" baller on his way into Villa nightclub. Reeeeeejected!



After a failed attempt with the manager to shmooze his way in, Artest left, and did the Tara Reid walk of shame.

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16.

Maytal    

Well if he bounces a ball, I guess he should know how it feels to be bounced :)

2400 days ago
17.

kim suck    

im soo happy thatthey would not let this cry baby in! GROW UP!!

2400 days ago
18.

crus    

It's not because he is black, most of us are over that stuff, it's because he is a homo!!

2400 days ago
19.

MC    

I wouldn't let that CRAZY a$%hole in either.

2400 days ago
20.

Stephan    

Artest didn't get in because the Kings got their asses kicked by the Clippers that night!

2400 days ago
21.

who dat    

When you play for the worst team in the NBA, you are not officially classified as a "star".

2400 days ago
22.

Here 4 Beer    

Damn...Why are they doing Ron-Ron like that?

2400 days ago
23.

MB    

That is pretty sad that he is on the millionaire dating club website because Ron Artest has a wife and four or five children! I live in Indianapolis and he used to paly with the Pacers. Horrible rep because of fights, including the infamous Pistons' brawl. Could not get along with management and they were tired of his troubles off the court so they traded him. One time the polcie were called to his house because he allegedly hit his wife Kimsha and another time she was hitting him and he called the police so he would not get arrested for hitting her.

The guy is bad news so I imagine the bouncer knew who he was and did not want the risk.

2400 days ago
24.

Stephan    

Is his wife Kimshe Korean? Does Artest eat kimshe?

2400 days ago
25.

desi    

This guy has had problems on the court and now off the court. What a shock. If you can't control yourself at your job then you should just stay home. I wouldn't want a known troublemaker at my establishment either. Take a walk loser

2400 days ago
26.

crus    

I don't know if he eats kimshe, but I have heard he likes the cream of Sum Yung Boi!

2400 days ago
27.

nayah79    

HA HA HA , SUCKER! GO HOME AND CRY ABOUT IT, YOU ARE NOBODY BITCH.

2400 days ago
28.

L Dogg    

they didn't let him in because him and his wannabe rap cd suck. GO PISTONS~!!!!! DEEEETROOOOOIT BAAAASKETBAAAAALLLLLLLL!!!!!

2400 days ago
29.

chica    

Man...I'm tired of seeing this BS!! This ain't the first time a black entertainment artist has been denied entrance to a nightclub in Hollywood! Im starting to think Hollywood is real racist or they just love crack-feen artists to enjoy their clubs instead of "normal" people. And for those that think he shouldn't b let into a club because he caused a fight how long ago is stupid.Fights break out all the time...especially in clubs that have have e popping, drunk asses all over.He's V.I.P....ain't no one gonna b around that he doesn't want! PERIOD!!

2400 days ago
30.

The Truth    

They don't let a lot of black guys or guys who look like white trash or latino's in clubs because most of the owners are racist. I worked at most of the top clubs in New York at the Door and that is the rule of thumb not to let them in and there are a few reasons.

1. Most of the women run after the brothers
2. Most of the cool white guys roll or know some of the brothers and party with them and introduce them to women
3. Fear of the unknown.

I have been in meeting with owners who fear the brothers and the loss of women and as far as the fights go in New York you have different sects. Italians vs Italians, white guys vs italians and so on -- so it isn't an issue of fighting but color.

2399 days ago
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