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Report: Knicks Lift Oakley’s Madison Square Garden Ban
February 14th, 2017 at 12:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) â?? Well, that didn't take long. Thanks in part to a sit-down with NBA commissioner Adam Silver and legend Michael Jordan, the rift between Knicks great Charles Oakley and team owner James Dolan appears to be over. According to a report on the website The Undefeated, the Madison...

NBA Rolls Out Heavy Hitters In Attempt To End Oakley-Dolan Rift
February 14th, 2017 at 7:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) â?? Michael Jordan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver are helping repair the relationship between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan. Oakley and Dolan met with Silver on Monday at NBA headquarters, with Jordan participating by phone, the league said in a statement. Oakley was...

The NBA Needs New York Knicks, Large Markets to Play Better Basketball
December 22nd, 2015 at 7:57 PM
When the NBA signed a nine-year contracts with TNT and ESPN last year, it was done for triple the value of the league's previous deal. The $24 million deal also gave TNT and ESPN the right to hand-pick games to broadcast based on popularity. The national coverage of popular teams...

NBA to Investigate New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Incident with Matt Barnes
October 23rd, 2015 at 3:29 PM
Earlier today, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver confirmed the rumors that the league would launch an investigation into the incident between New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher and Matt Barnes, a forward for the Memphis Grizzlies. The incident occurred earlier this month at the home of Barnes' estranged wife, Gloria...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Supports Players Who Honor Eric Garner Despite Clothing Rules Violations
December 22nd, 2014 at 10:30 AM
It probably wouldn't have happened on David Stern's watch. He was very strict on the NBA dress code. However, with commissioner Adam Silver in charge we've seen shirts honoring Eric Garner that read “I Can’t Breathe” worn by NBA stars during warm ups. While Silver would rather players follow the...