Steve Duty, 62, still plays competitively two or three nights a week in various leagues and he recently helped the Wazee Warriors win a National Senior Games Association basketball championship in Birmingham, Ala. The Warriors were among 10,000 seniors who played in the multisport biennial games.
Last year, former Garner High School basketball player David West turned down $12.6 million from the Indiana Pacers to take a $1.5 million deal with the San Antonio Spurs. This season, he signed another veteran’s minimum deal to play for the Golden State Warriors. West said he didn’t start playing basketball for money, and it’s not what drives him now.
Megan Elizabeth Vaneijk, 33, of Raleigh was traveling eastbound on Business U.S. 70 when her Lexus SUV hit a tractor-trailer, which was stopped and partially in the roadway to make a left turn onto Walnut Drive, according to the State Highway Patrol.