Experiencing a career resurgence with the Golden State Warriors, JaVale McGee has shown that on the right team, he could be an excellent contributor. It did, however, take McGee several teams to finally find the right fit in Golden State as he was a NBA vagabond of sorts, making brief stops in Philadelphia and Dallas before joining the Warriors at the beginning of the season.
Like previous stops, McGee’s tenure in Dallas last year was rather unremarkable. Yet, the athletic big man did make his presence known in Dallas. For all of the wrong reasons that is.
According to legal documents obtained by Deadspin’s Patrick Redford, McGee was sued by the landlord of his Dallas apartment for a number of wrongdoings. McGee allegedly left several damages to the apartment, was way late in rent and, perhaps the most interesting of his transgressions, the Warriors big man had a pet cat despite pets not being allowed.
To get a better idea of the rule-breaking pet, here’s a picture of McGee’s hairless cat Raja: