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David Stern continues to rule with an iron fist — The NBA fined Knicks big man Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for his use of a gay slur in a Twitter message, the league announced today – Stoudemire apologized early Sunday, using another direct message that the fan posted as a screen shot, saying “I apologize for what I said earlier. I just got off the plane and had time to think about it. Sorry bro!! No Excuses. Won’t happen again.” Let’s hope Amare learned his lesson . He now has 50,000 reasons never to use that word again. -TO
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The NBA has sent Amar'e Stoudemire a direct message, levying a fine against the Knicks star for his usage of a slur in response to a fan on Twitter.
Amare Stoudemire has been fined $50,000 by the NBA after the New York Knicks star tweeted a gay slur.
Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations, announced the fine Tuesday in a release, calling Stoudemire's language offensive and derogatory.
Stoudemire apologized Sunday to a fan for using the slur in response to a crude tweet in which the...
NBA players have STILL not learned that they can’t call refs or fans “fags.” And I’m not sure they ever will. (And yes, I’m actually using the word ***. I don’t censor. I think it’s important to use the words we’re talking about. I’ve done it before and I will continue to do it.) This [...]
New York Knicks star forward Amare Stoudemire has been fined $50,000 for what the league described as "offensive and derogatory language" in a Twitter message, NBA disciplinarian Stu Jackson announced Tuesday.
Last week— in a direct message that was not seen by the public— Stoudemire responded to a fan with a gay slur after the fan tweeted that the forward needed to...
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June 27: Amar’e Stoudemire is spending the week in Milan with his Fiance, Alexis Welch, for Men’s Fashion Week. Stoudemire & Welch have been seen out and about site seeing in Italy.
A fashionable New York sports trio emerged in Milan, in celebration of Men’s Fashion Week. Victor Cruz of the New York Giants, Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and Amar’e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks, lined the front row at the Calvin Klein Collection men’s Spring 2013 runway show. Despite their varying degrees of style, all three athletes are fans of the brand...
It’s been 21 years since the Hornets drafted Larry Johnson with the number one overall pick.
On June 26, 1991 NBA Commissioner David Stern walked to the podium and announced that with the first pick in the NBA draft the Charlotte Hornets selected Larry Johnson from UNLV.
This would begin the distinguished career of Larry Johnson who was just as popular off the court as he...
The recent arbitration ruling would allow Novak (R) and Lin to retain their Bird rights.
If you have been following New York Knicks basketball at all this offseason you’ve heard about the hot topic issue regarding some players’ contracts. The issue is in the form of an arbitration case that seems to have been going on longer than the playoffs regarding Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak...
David Stern is in all likelihood going to think a lot more carefully before he speaks the next time an interviewer’s question annoys him. When Jim Rome asked Stern about the NBA draft lottery being rigged a couple of weeks ago, Stern responded by asking Rome if he has stopped beating his wife yet. Stern didn’t actually mean Rome beats his wife, he was simply trying to make a...
The Boston Celtics filed a complaint alleging that the Oklahoma City Thunder withheld information regarding Jeff Green’s heart condition, leading to a David Stern investigation which allegedly found that OKC’s cardiologists “were in possession of information about Jeff Green that was not shared with Thunder management.” Despite claiming to find “no evidence of bad faith”...
(Ed Note: This article appears courtesy Bloguin's national NBA blog, Crossover Chronicles. CC has quickly become one of the most respected NBA sites on the web and will be intently covering tonight's NBA Draft. Before David Stern gets booed off the stage tonight, he wisely backed off some of the statements in his controversial interview with Jim Rome.)
The NBA says Major Gen. Ronald Johnson will resign as senior vice president of referee operations at the end of July.
Johnson joined the league in 2008 to head a newly formed department following the betting scandal involving former referee Tim Donaghy. Johnson had spent 32 years as an Army combat engineer, and says Thursday in a statement that he feels he has accomplished his mission...