Mark Jackson made a nice career in the NBA. Between 1987 and 1994 he played for seven teams: the New York Knicks, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Indiana Pacers, the Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz and the Houston Rockets. The former point guard holds the fourth place on the list of players who have the highest number of assists gifts in the history of the most important basketbalcompetitie in the world. But Jackson's penalty career is not the reason why a NBA verzamelkaartje from the season 1990-1991 with his picture on it the past few days so wanted was on eBay.
The reason for this is the presence of two young guys on the photo. A Reddit user noticed recently that two seemingly innocent fans not so innocent at that time. The brothers Lyle and Erik Menendez, which is just next to the field in the New York basketbaltempel Madison Square Garden of the match were to ‘enjoy’. In the United States, Lyle and Erik, better known as the moordbroers.
This checks out. Menendez murder happened Aug. 20, 1989. Brothers were apprehended March 1990. Photo was tasks at MSG in 1989-90 season and set came out before the 1990-91 season. https://t.co/n2vzRBA6SgDarren Rovell(@ darrenrovell) link
In 1989 murdered Lyle and Erik their wealthy parents in their luxewoning in Beverly Hills with a shotgun. Initially, they were not as suspects, but when they were in the months after the murders, the familiefortuin together through the mammoth, were still posted behind their names. The brothers, at that time, 21 and 18 years old, and bought more expensive tickets for Madison Square Garden, but in march 1990 they were still arrested after Erik the murders known had compared to his psychiatrist.
In 1994, they were eventually found guilty and they disappeared lifetime behind bars, without any chance of parole. Their request to be together, to be imprisoned, found no hearing. The risk on a joint escape was considered too great. “Unprecedentedly cruel and heartless”, was their lawyer. The defence that the brothers for many years by Jose and Kitty Menendez, mentally and sexually abused, was not enough. The prosecutors found no evidence of any abuse and claimed that the brothers purely for the miljoenenerfenis of their parents had been.