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Michael Jordan F-bombed & crushed a former college player on the set of 'Space Jam'

Michael Jordan F-bombed and crushed (not in that order) former college player (and actor) Keith Gibbs on the set of 'Space Jam.' Gibbs told Grantland of the on the set pick-up games:"I walk in, and it’s Reggie Miller, Charles Barkley, Alonzo Mourning, Charles Oakley. Grant Hill shows up. Jerry Stackhouse shows up. Now, all of a sudden it’s an NBA All-Star pickup game. Every night...
Via Bob's Blitz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley thinks current NBA is heartless, hard to watch

The Toronto Raptors recently invited one-time power forward Charles Oakley — more famous for his stints with the Chicago Bulls and New York...
Via Athlon Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakley: Guys don’t ‘play with their heart’ now

Charles Oakley was honored by the Raptors on Friday, but the power forward who also played for Chicago, New York, Washington and Houston in a career that stretched from 1985-2004 had little good to say about today's game.
Via Philly Sports Live
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley reflects on bobblehead night with hilarious quote

  The Raptors paid tribute to former forward Charles Oakley on Friday night, handing out bobbleheads to the first 5,000 fans, and Oakley had the quote of the night when asked if he could have imagined having a bobblehead. "Well, I had a head so you never know what could happen," he said before the game against Miami. "It's great to come back up here and see the guys." You probably...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakley returns to Toronto for bobblehead night

TORONTO (AP) The Raptors paid tribute to Charles Oakley on Friday night, handing out bobbleheads to the first 5,000 fans. Oakley played 208 games for Toronto between 1998 and 2001. Oakley, 51, was asked if he could have imagined having a bobblehead day. ''Well, I had a head so you never know what could happen,'' he said before the game against Miami. ''It's great to come back up...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayo and Bazemore, not shootings, embody what the CIAA is about

Teammates-turned-rivals WyKevin Bazemore and Eric Mayo embrace after the CIAA Championship Game.(Erin Mizelle photo)The moment that everybody should have been talking about at the CIAA Tournament went largely unnoticed.Shortly after the buzzer of championship game, Livingstone's Eric Mayo and Winston-Salem State's WyKevin Bazemore met near mid-court and embraced each other. This...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

GONE TOO SOON: Rest In Peace, Mase

Long-suffering New York Knicks fans were dealt another blow with news that longtime favorite, Anthony Mason, passed away at the young age of 48 after suffering a massive heart attack.  Mason was the foundation upon which the tough, prideful identity of the ’90s hardbody physical team was built.  Mason, along with teammate Charles Oakley, was a strong, impenetrable pillar who...
Via All Sports Everything
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Knicks Fan Favorite Anthony Mason Passes Away

By Michael Weber. 13 year NBA veteran Anthony Mason passed away earlier this morning at age 48.  Mason was diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier this month following a massive heart attack.  An announcement on the New York Knicks team website called Mason “an iconic member of the franchise during his five-year stint for the orange and blue.”   While the “Mase”...
Via Beyond The Spread
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Lawyer for the People ‘Sprint’ Commercial

One of the best commercials to air during the all-star game was this one starring OKC Thunder forward Kevin Durant playing a part-time lawyer concerned with the rising cost of cell phone bills. If you can spot Charles Oakley in the spot, pat yourself on the back for recognizing legends of the game. The post Kevin Durant, Lawyer for the People ‘Sprint’ Commercial appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Anthony Mason in critical condition after heart attack

Former power forward Anthony Mason, best remembered for his days with the New York Knicks, is in critical condition following massive heart attack, according to multiple reports Wednesday night. The Knicks did not release an official statement regarding Mason's condition but did acknowledge Mason over Twitter.   Former Knicks point guard Mark Jackson, who played with Mason, tweeted...
Via Fox Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley goes off on Knicks owner James Dolan

Whenever Knicks legend Charles Oakley wants to see his old team at Madison Square Garden, he finds his tickets on StubHub. That’s because the owner won’t even acknowledge his existence. Oakley, regarded as the heart and soul of the team during his 10-year run in New York, was at Times Square Knickerbocker Hotel Wednesday for a press...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Bull Got Blown Off by Knicks’ Owner James Dolan

Charles Oakley was a tenacious enforcer for the Bulls during his early years in the ’80s and played a decade for the New York Knicks after being traded for Bill Cartwright in 1988. Well, just because Oakley played 10 seasons for the Knicks and helped lead them to the 1994 NBA finals doesn’t mean the current Knicks owner has to acknowledge his existence apparently. For those...
Via Sports Mockery
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Shocking MSG wants little to do with Charles Oakley.....

Charles Oakley and Karl Malone talked **** with Boomer & Carton today about the state of professional basketball today as well as Oakley's experience meeting New York Knicks owner James Dolan.Wow, tough to understand why.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley & Karl Malone on Boomer & Carton was a real ********

Charles Oakley & Karl Malone on Boomer & Carton was a real **** fest today. And not just because Oak wasn't asked about Teddy Atlas, Jr. The mailman turned it into a literal **** fest.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets-Knicks Preview

In their heyday, the New York Knicks made Madison Square Garden a house of horrors for opponents. Now, it's just a comedy of errors. The Knicks will try to end the worst stretch in franchise history by beating the Houston Rockets for just the second time in a decade Thursday night. Willis Reed and Walt Frazier are long gone. Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley and Anthony Mason won't be...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Your hero Charles Oakley screwed underprivileged families to party at the Four Seasons

Charles Oakley, flew in by and for the 18th annual gala for the Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation, run by Teddy Atlas Jr., blew off his itinerary and partied with a pal at the Four Seasons Hotel in Manhattan instead.Teddy Jr. told us [The Post] he booked Oakley as one of 40 celebrity guests — including Rosie Perez, John McEnroe, Tony Sirico, Bobby Valentine and Al Leiter — at the...
Via Bob's Blitz
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Best “Kid ‘n Play” Hairstyles in the NBA

As we move further into the 2014-15 NBA season, we often times need to find ways to find entertainment between now and June, when the season ends. Sure, there are a few dozen key matchups to pay attention to over the next seven months, but let’s face it, we don’t need to dissect every game the Cleveland Cavaliers lose to see whether or not the team is already in turmoil....
Via Sportsnaut
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the days of the dominant big man over? Austin Daye, Elton Brand say yes

AT&T CENTER – You remember the days of Patrick Ewing, David Robinson, Hakeem Olajuwon, Charles Oakley, Shaquille O’Neal and other big men from the NBA’s past? They were your typical back-to-the-basket, muscle towards the rim, back you down centers. Rarely did you see them stray away from the paint ready to take a timely three-pointer […]
Via Project Spurs
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA's Adam Silver, ex-stars in NYC Marathon relay

NEW YORK (AP) NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will run the first three miles of the New York City Marathon on Sunday as part of a 24-person relay of basketball luminaries. Dikembe Mutombo will cross the finish line for the group, which is promoting the benefits of active lifestyles. Charles Oakley and Bernard King are among the other former stars taking part. Each celebrity will run...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

90’s NBA Tough Guys Illustration

Artist Jian Hung from Taipei, Taiwan pay homage to the NBA tough guys from the 90’s with this illustration featuring Charles Oakley, Shawn Kemp, Anthony Mason, Larry Johnson, Horace Grant, Dennis Rodman, Charles Barkley and Karl Malone. The post 90’s NBA Tough Guys Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant ‘The Baddest’ Nike Commercial

Coinciding with today’s unveiling of the all-new KD VII from the Kevin Durant signature line. The swoosh teamed up with ad wizards Wieden+Kennedy to create “The Baddest” Nike commercial centered around KD. Featuring cameos from basketball legends such as George Gervin, Chris Mullin and Charles Oakley; and comedian /civil rights activist Dick Gregory. Look for the spot to air...
Via Hooped Up
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Have Traded/Swapped 1st Round Pick In 13 Of Past 27 Years

The New York Knicks have traded or swapped their first round pick in 13 of the past 27 years. 1988 - 11th overall pick went to Bulls in a swap of picks via the Charles Oakley trade. Bulls took Will Perdue. Knicks grabbed Rod Strickland at No. 19. 1989 - No. 22 pick went to Blazers (Byron Irvin) via Kiki Vandeweghe trade. 1993 - No. 26 pick went to Orlando (Geert Hammink) via 3-team...
Via RealGM
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 ways the NBA is going to force Donald Sterling to sell the Clippers

Have Some Fruit, Donald10) Keep telling him that some group is going to give him some award, then jerk it away9) Tell Charles Oakley that Sterling owes him money8) Until the sale is announced, provide him with a permanent personal security force manned by the Fruits of Islam7) Hire that Stiviano woman to follow him around and ask him if he wants to talk some more6) Ask his estranged...
Via Five Tool Tool
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Hoops Heros: Knicks Edition

The New York Knicks are one of the most storied franchises in NBA history. Sure, they've only won two titles, but those are minor details. What the Knicks do have is a long history of picking up great players from HBCUs. Here is our top five list.Anthony Mason, Tennessee StateXXXXXXDick Barnett, Tennessee StateOne of the smoothest scorers of his era, Barnett averaged 15 ppg as in...
Via HBCU Gameday
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakley, Mahorn Named Top Five Dirtiest Players In NBA History

Rick Mahorn was ranked as the third "dirtiest player of all-time" by therichest.com. Two former CIAA stars ended up on a pretty interesting list earlier this week. Longtime NBA veterans Charles Oakley and Rick Mahorn were named to The Top 10 Dirtest Players of All-Time list by The Richest. Virginia Union's Oakley showed up first, taking the fifth spot. Oakley played in 1,218 games...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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