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Charles Oakley sues Knicks owners, claiming defamation

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley sued a team’s owners Tuesday, observant he was defamed when they claimed he committed attack and was an alcoholic after his Feb detain during a game. The lawsuit sum how Oakley was treated before and after he was forcefully private from Madison Square …

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The Carter Effect remade Canadian basketball

When a NBA stretched into Canada in 1995, a joining had a daunting charge of attempting to daub into a hockey-mad culture. The foe was so unheralded during a time that fans banged clappers when their possess group was sharpened giveaway throws. “We didn’t have this basketball culture. We didn’t have …

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Unimpressed DeRozan not holding SI’s No. 36 ranking fibbing down

DeMar DeRozan appears unimpressed after climbing 10 places to No. 36 in Sports Illustrated‘s annual NBA actor ratings. The Toronto Raptors star reacted to a ranking with a twitter Tuesday that said: F SI…#ProveEm — @DeMar_DeRozan We’re guessing a F was not brief for fiddlesticks. He had a identical greeting …

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Kobe so good he’ll have series late twice

One late jersey series usually isn’t adequate for Kobe Bryant and a Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers will retire Bryant’s No. 8 and No. 24 in a rite Dec. 18 during their diversion opposite Golden State, a authorization announced Tuesday. Bryant wore No. 8 from 1996 to 2006, when he …

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The Carter Effect transcended Canadian basketball

When a NBA stretched into Canada in 1995, a joining had a daunting charge of attempting to daub into a hockey-mad culture. The foe was so unheralded during a time that fans banged clappers when their possess group was sharpened giveaway throws. “We didn’t have this basketball culture. We didn’t have …

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Houston Rockets sold, cost tab a reported $2.2 billion

Tilman Fertitta, a billionaire grill and casino owners from Houston, concluded to buy a Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander on Tuesday. Terms were not expelled and contingency be authorized by a NBA Board of Governors, though ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that it will be for an NBA-record $2.2 billion US. …

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Tracy McGrady enters NBA Hall of Fame with whirly on mind

Former Toronto Raptor Tracy McGrady and Kansas manager Bill Self are partial of a category of 11 basketball greats being inducted Friday into a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. McGrady, a seven-time All Star, says his initiation was put into viewpoint by a effects of Hurricane Harvey on a Houston …

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