The Basketball World Reacts To Sunday's Upsetting Rape Arrest.
A former basketball player for Syracuse who is now a trainer for NBA players was detained in Rhode Island on suspicion of rape and drug possession.
Rob McClanaghan, a former walk-on for the Orange, was detained on Friday in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, according to Syracuse.com. For offences committed in Boston, the Boston
Municipal Court had issued an arrest warrant for him on Thursday."The event allegedly happened in a hotel in Boston. The warrant was issued following an investigation by the
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office and the Sexual Assault Unit of the Boston Police "Syracuse.com's Mike Waters reported.
The Third District Court in Kent County, Rhode Island, will arraign McClanaghan on Monday. He will be accused of being a runaway from justice.
Some of the top talents in the NBA are clients of McClanaghan, a well-liked trainer in the league. Among his most well-known players are Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, and Kevin Love,
who also serves as the godfather to McClanaghan's son.The news astounded basketball supporters. But other people are wondering why this isn't a bigger story:
A three-year walk-on at Syracuse who didn't play much in college was Rob McClanaghan. But he used his understanding of the game to launch a lucrative career as a trainer.