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With LA Laker Ron Artest still on his nationwide tour of insanity (he recently ‘took over’ the ESPN The Magazine offices for their most recent issue), Sacramento King and reigning Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans decided it was his responsibility to fill the crazy athlete void in California by getting in a high speed chase with the California Highway Patrol.
The chase, in which Evans’ Mercedes S550 reached speeds over 120 mph, happened back in May, but the nearly 13-plus-minute video was just recently released. For an event that ended with cops pulling their guns on Evans and his passenger, he got off extremely light–he received 3 years probation, has to attend a driving class and will have his license suspended for 30 days.
When asked about the incident, Evans said, “I felt like I wasn’t going that fast, but I was.” Astute assessment there Tyreke. (Video after the jump).