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Cavs guard Iman Shumpert arrested in metro Atlanta

267 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | National Basketball Association Michael Jordan New York City Boston Celtics Georgia San Antonio Spurs New York Knicks Phoenix Suns
Cavs guard Shumpert arrested on DUI suspicion
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavaliers say guard Iman Shumpert was arrested last month on suspicion for driving under the influence. Shumpert was arrested on Aug. 10 in Fayette County, Georgia, following a traffic stop for a lane violation. The NBA champion Cavs said it has discussed the situation with Shumpert ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Kanye West National Basketball Association NBA Finals New York Knicks New York Washington Wizards NBA Rookie of the Year Award New York City
Los Angeles Clippers wait on Paul Pierce
The Sports Xchange Paul Pierce is undecided on the invitation to return to the Los Angeles Clippers for his 19th NBA season.
2 points by UPI | Boston Celtics United Press International National Basketball Association William Randolph Hearst International News Service News World Communications 2008 NBA Finals New York Knicks
MSG lays off dozens of employees amid drop in revenue
The Madison Square Garden Co., owner of the Knicks, has laid off scores of staff over the past two months as part of a previously announced restructuring. Between 60 and 70 people were let go in July and a handful of others departed in August, sources told The Post. MSG reported a difficult three months...
14 points by New York Post | Madison Square Garden Cablevision Pennsylvania Plaza New York Rangers New Jersey Devils New York Knicks Gulf+Western Madison
LeBron James 'sings' birthday wishes to teammate Kevin Love
CLEVELAND — LeBron James has serenaded teammate Kevin Love on his birthday.Cleveland's superstar posted an Instagram message to Love on Wednesday, the forward's 28th birthday. Signing way off-key, James belts out "Happy Birthday" and points his camera toward a Sports Illustrated cover of a serious Love when he played at UCLA. James even interjects "smile" as he "sings."James captioned the photo with: "Happy Bday to my guy/bro @kevinlove!!! Enjoy to the fullest. All love for Love! #MyVocalsAreNice #Automatic #Worrrrrkkkkk Hahahaha."
-1 points by Boston Herald | NBA All-Rookie Team National Basketball Association California 2008–09 NBA season Boston Celtics Washington Wizards Golden State Warriors New York Knicks
Charles Oakley greeted by James Dolan cutout at strip club party
A life-sized cutout of James Dolan greeted Charles Oakley at Headquarters Gentlemen's Club
-1 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Lap dance Striptease Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan New York Rangers Cablevision
Will alum Patrick Ewing be Georgetown Hoyas' next head coach?
Georgetown legend Patrick Ewing is among the candidates under consideration to become the school's next head coach, multiple outlets reported Friday.
-1 points by UPI | Patrick Ewing New York Knicks Georgetown University National Basketball Association Orlando Magic Big East Conference Chicago Bulls John Thompson
NBA: The Nets have their first winning streak of the season after beating Suns
Brook Lopez scored 19 points, K.J. McDaniels had a season-high 16 and the host Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns, 126-98, on Thursday night to give them consecutive victories for the first time this season. Trevor Booker added 14 points for the league-worst Nets (15-56), who beat Detroit on...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Portland Trail Blazers San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association 2006–07 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team Phoenix Suns Chicago Bulls New York Knicks
Not a lot of hoopla greeted Pistons 60 years ago
Businessman Fred Zollner made his money selling pistons, so what better place to move his NBA team than the Motor City.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Basketball Association Detroit Basketball Boston Celtics Detroit Pistons Bob Cousy New York Knicks Basketball Association of America
Beard: Reasons behind Pistons’ woes are plentiful
Two of the biggest ones are easy to identify — lack of a point guard, and lack of a true leader.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | New York Knicks Orlando Magic National Basketball Association Miami Heat Stan Van Gundy Chicago Bulls Pat Riley Jeff Van Gundy
Ex-Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is slam dunk champion
Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday in New Orleans.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
SEE IT: Kristaps Porzingis wins NBA All-Star Skills Challenge
The Knicks actually won something.
74 points by Daily News | National Basketball Association Dwyane Wade New York Knicks NBA All-Star Weekend Michael Jordan Miami Heat English-language films Phoenix Suns
Ex-Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is slam champion
Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday in New Orleans.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
Glenn Robinson III, Eric Gordon, Kristaps Porzingis win NBA All-Star events
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse jam, giving him a perfect...
4 points by Chicago Tribune | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers Phoenix Suns New York Knicks McDonald's High School All-Americans
Robinson III, Gordon, Porzingis win NBA All-Star events
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader         
2 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns Basketball
It's time for Knicks to hire Patrick Ewing
The first Knick who should truly be welcomed home is No. 33, whether No. 34 makes it back first or not.
5 points by Daily News | New York Knicks National Basketball Association New York Yankees Chicago Bulls Jeff Van Gundy Michael Jordan Madison Square Garden Houston Rockets
Ex-Wolverine Robinson is slam dunk champ
Former Michigan Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
Knicks legend would love it if Phil Jackson were coaching the team
NEW ORLEANS — Knicks legend Willis Reed knows what ails the franchise — not having Phil Jackson as its head coach. Attending the Hall of Fame press conference Saturday, Reed, a Louisiana resident, told The Post that Jackson has assembled enough talent to win but needs a great coach. A coach like Jackson. Reed never...
62 points by New York Post | New York Knicks Los Angeles Lakers Phil Jackson National Basketball Association Charles Oakley NBA Finals Chicago Bulls Red Auerbach
Moving Carmelo Anthony to Celtics makes most sense for Knicks
If Anthony calls being named Love's All-Star replacement "a downer" one can only imagine what he thinks of the Knicks.
2 points by Daily News | 2007–08 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team 2008–09 NBA season Chicago Bulls LeBron James New York Knicks Boston Celtics African American basketball players
Robinson edges former UNLV star Derrick Jones Jr. for NBA slam dunk title
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Los Angeles Clippers New York Knicks Milwaukee Bucks Miami Heat African American basketball players Houston Rockets Michael Jordan Indiana Pacers
Silver: NBA will keep eye on state's inclusion policies
The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | New York Knicks Chicago Bulls Madison Square Garden Africa Major League Baseball All-Star Game NBA All-Star Game National Football League National Basketball Association
Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors
Anthony was named to his 10th All-Star team after Kevin Love's knee injury.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Basketball Association New York Knicks Chicago Bulls Los Angeles Clippers New Orleans Hornets Denver Nuggets Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James
McGrady: How Carmelo should taunt Phil during Knicks games
NEW ORLEANS – Tracy McGrady, announced as a Hall of Fame finalist Saturday morning, unloaded on Knicks president Phil Jackson and stated Carmelo Anthony has every right to razz the Zen Master during Garden games. Now a broadcaster, McGrady was a high-flying, seven-time All-Star who played part of the 2009-10 season with the Knicks during...
25 points by New York Post | New York Knicks National Basketball Association Orlando Magic Toronto Raptors Tracy McGrady All-NBA Team Houston Rockets 2007–08 NBA season
Webber, Tomjanovich finalists for Hall of Fame
Enshrinees will be announced at the Final Four on April 3        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Orlando Magic Houston Rockets Los Angeles Lakers Toronto Raptors New York Knicks 2007–08 NBA season Tracy McGrady National Basketball Association
Lakers have two Rising Stars, but no All-Stars for the first time in 20 years
There were silly questions and silly answers, tension in some parts, moments of gravity, moments of levity and even some basketball conversation. It was a typical kickoff media session for NBA All-Star weekend, except for one thing. Not one single Laker was in the room. “First time in 20 years?”...
346 points by Los Angeles Times | National Basketball Association African American basketball players 2009 NBA All-Star Game Seattle SuperSonics Los Angeles Lakers Major League Baseball All-Star Game New York Knicks NBA All-Rookie Team
Jamal Murray, Buddy Hield lead World past U.S. 150-141 in Rising Stars Challenge
Jamal Murray and Buddy Hield each had moments when they caught the ball in the low post, only to dribble right out to the corner, turn and let fly a 3-point shot. Maybe not the most fundamental approach, but the way they were scoring in the Rising Stars Challenge, no one seemed to mind — certainly...
2 points by Chicago Tribune | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association NBA All-Star Weekend Philadelphia 76ers Denver Nuggets New York Knicks Phoenix Suns New Orleans Hornets
LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony miss All-Star media day
NEW ORLEANS — Cleveland's LeBron James and New York's Carmelo Anthony did not attend NBA All-Star media day events on Friday.The NBA said James had a family matter to deal with, and that he would be in New Orleans with his Eastern Conference teammates for practice on Saturday. Anthony was permitted to miss the media session because he was not added to the All-Star roster until Wednesday and had some logistical issues to deal with.The All-Star Game is Sunday. James is in the game for the 13th time, Anthony for the 10th time.
-2 points by Boston Herald | National Basketball Association Washington Wizards Kobe Bryant Cleveland Cavaliers New York Knicks Boston Celtics Shaquille O'Neal New York City
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant: Another weekend, another subplot awaits
The next time Russell Westbrook walks into a locker room to get dressed for a game, Kevin Durant will be there and donning the same uniform.
1 points by The Denver Post | National Basketball Association New York Knicks NBA Finals NBA All-Rookie Team Oklahoma City Thunder San Antonio Spurs Golden State Warriors Seattle SuperSonics
Donald Sterling: 'Amazing' that Knicks owner being compared to me
While James Dolan’s ongoing feud with ex-Knick Charles Oakley continues to unspool in public, he has an unlikely ally in his corner.
70 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Donald Sterling Chief executive officer Los Angeles Clippers Elgin Baylor Elton Brand American Jews
The scout who knew Porzingis, Hernangomez would be stars
NEW ORLEANS — Embattled Knicks president Phil Jackson should draw some pride watching Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. Center Willy Hernangomez and power forward Kristaps Porzingis — the Knicks’ frontcourt of the future — will suit up for the World Team. Scott Roth, a Timberwolves scout, feels proud, too. “When I walked in...
-2 points by New York Post | Basketball Chicago Bulls National Basketball Association Point guard Michael Jordan New York Knicks
Glen Davis destroys former coach Doc Rivers in brutal rant
Glen Davis always had a fiery relationship with former coach Doc Rivers, and some time apart doesn’t seem to have dampened those flames. In a lengthy rant during a radio interview with FOX Sports’ Chris Broussard, Davis went off on Rivers for the way the Clippers coach misused his roster, mistreated Davis and took credit...
1 points by New York Post | Boston Celtics 2008 NBA Finals NBA Finals National Basketball Association Seattle SuperSonics Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks Shaquille O'Neal
What is Cubs catcher Miguel Montero saying and why?
Wait, so now catcher Miguel Montero is saying his comments made on the day of the Cubs’ World Series parade about Joe Maddon’s use of him in the postseason were misunderstood? Hmmm, I think this comment he made to WMVP-AM 1000 is quite clear: “I think the toughest part for me is they never communicated...
13 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls Miami Heat Critical thinking National Basketball Association Dwyane Wade New York Knicks Communication 2008–09 NBA season
NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on February 15
The Sports Xchange TORONTO -- Kyle Lowry scored 21 points and broke a tie late in the fourth quarter as the Toronto Raptors overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 90-85 on Wednesday night.
1 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio Spurs Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics Portland Trail Blazers New York Knicks 2007–08 NBA season
Westbrook scores 38 in triple-double as Thunder top Knicks
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook closed out the first half in familiar fashion — with a triple-double and a win.Westbrook scored 38 points and posted his 27th triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 116-105 on Wednesday night.Westbrook moved into sole possession of third place for the most triple-doubles in a season, behind Oscar Robertson's 41 in 1961-62 and Wilt Chamberlain's 31 in 1967-68. The star guard had 14 rebounds and 12 assists in the 64th triple-double of his career.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Chicago Bulls New York Knicks National Basketball Association NBA Finals Wilt Chamberlain 2009 NBA Playoffs African American basketball players Los Angeles Lakers
Hassan Whiteside dominates as Miami Heat complete sweep of Houston Rockets
By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange HOUSTON -- The final rebounding totals didn't reveal a decisive advantage for the Heat.
-2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association New York Knicks Pat Riley Phoenix Suns Orlando Magic Houston Rockets San Antonio Spurs Miami Heat
Carmelo Anthony will replace Kevin Love in All-Star game
Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks is an All-Star again.  The NBA announced Wednesday night that Anthony has been picked to replace Cleveland forward Kevin Love on the Eastern Conference roster Sunday for the All-Star Game in New Orleans.  It's the 10th All-Star selection for Anthony, and his...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | National Basketball Association New York Knicks Anterior cruciate ligament Knee Boston Celtics NBA All-Rookie Team Milwaukee Bucks New Jersey Nets
Warriors' Draymond Green: Knicks owner has 'slave-master mentality'
The Sports Xchange Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said New York Knicks owner James Dolan used "slave master mentality."
-2 points by UPI | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden National Basketball Association Charles Oakley Cablevision Golden State Warriors Chicago Bulls Manhattan
Draymond Green: Dolan had 'slave master mentality' toward Oakley
Green didn't hold back when talking about the Oakley-Dolan situation on Wednesday.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | New York Knicks Golden State Warriors National Basketball Association English-language films Colonialism Slavery Wilt Chamberlain Anger
Detroit Pistons open to trading Reggie Jackson
Alex ButlerFeb. 15 (UPI) -- Point guard Reggie Jackson could soon be wearing the third different jersey of his NBA career.
-2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Tulsa 66ers Detroit Oklahoma City Thunder New York Knicks NBA Development League United Press International Detroit Pistons
Tim Dahlberg: Adam Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA
The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other sports leagues by calling for the legalization of sports betting.Not only that, the NBA commissioner suggested later, but the league wouldn't mind joining in the profits that nationwide legalized betting might bring.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Michael Jordan National Basketball Association New York Knicks Major League Baseball National Football League Magic Johnson New Orleans Hornets Shaquille O'Neal
Jeff Hornacek on why Russell Westbrook is a coach’s dream
It isn’t the stats, even if they show Russell Westbrook on pace to become just the second player ever to average a triple-double for a full season. It is the eyes. That is what makes Westbrook stand out to Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek. “Look at his eyes. That guy has that determined, ‘I am going...
5 points by New York Post | NBA All-Rookie Team New York Knicks Russell Westbrook Kevin Love African American basketball players Sacramento Kings Shooting guards Charles Oakley
AP source: Oakley’s ban from Madison Square Garden lifted
NEW YORK – Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before he would return.MSG chairman James Dolan banned Oakley last week, two days after the former power forward had an altercation with security guards while attending...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Cablevision Latrell Sprewell National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls John Starks New York Rangers
Column: Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA
The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other sports leagues by calling for the legalization of sports betting. Not only that, the NBA commissioner suggested later, but the league wouldn't mind joining in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New York Knicks Major League Baseball Michael Jordan National Basketball Association National Football League Major League Baseball All-Star Game Baseball NBA Finals
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving help Cleveland Cavaliers pull away from Minnesota Timberwolves
By Tyler Mason, The Sports Xchange MINNEAPOLIS -- Losing a star player is never easy, but the best teams in the NBA find a way to get by when that does happen.
1 points by UPI | Cleveland Cavaliers National Basketball Association LeBron James New York Knicks Washington Wizards Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Star Game Michael Jordan
‘This is the team’: Carmelo and Hornacek think trade drama’s done
For almost one week, Carmelo Anthony has been able to breathe a bit. Most of the talk around the Knicks concerned team legend Charles Oakley and his feud with team owner James Dolan. So talk of waiving no-trade clauses and potential deals was overshadowed. Until Tuesday. But this came in the form of something Anthony...
15 points by New York Post | New York Knicks LeBron James 2009 NBA Playoffs National Basketball Association Channing Frye 2005–06 Cleveland Cavaliers season 2007–08 NBA season Phoenix Suns
Old-timers like Isiah Thomas must admit NBA is faster, better now
Isiah Thomas thinks he'd score 30-plus nowadays, but he'd have a hard time even being an All-Star starter        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | New York Knicks Point guard Michael Jordan Bob Cousy Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Star Game LeBron James Seattle SuperSonics
New York Knicks lift ban on Charles Oakley, AP source says
Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Associated Press National Basketball Association Latrell Sprewell Cablevision Chicago Bulls Charles Oakley
New York Knicks lift ban on former star Charles Oakley after game incident
The Sports Xchange Charles Oakley's ban from Madison Square Garden lasted less than a week.
-2 points by UPI | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden George W. Bush National Basketball Association President of the United States Manhattan Barack Obama Cablevision
Forget the ban, Knicks legend Charles Oakley wants public apology
After James Dolan announced Friday that Charles Oakley was indefinitely barred from entering MSG, the Knicks owner has changed his mind.
1480 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls African American basketball players Toronto Raptors NBA All-Rookie Team New Jersey Nets Charles Oakley
Who can help Charles Oakley and James Dolan make up? Maybe Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver are helping repair the relationship between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan.
1 points by The Denver Post | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden National Basketball Association Cablevision Al Sharpton Latrell Sprewell Chicago Bulls New York Rangers