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Haider Zafar gets 6 years in prison for fraud; Heat players victimized

  A federal judge has handed down a six-year prison sentence for a man convicted of two multimillion-dollar frauds, including one involving former Miami Heat players. The government alleged that Haider Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest $7.5 million in various business opportunities. Zafar also pleaded guilty in a separate...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sentencing scheduled in multimillion-dollar Miami Heat fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A man who portrayed himself as a member of a wealthy Pakistani family and was often seen driving luxury cars including a Ferrari faces sentencing in a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. Haider Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest millions...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tobias’ Game-Winner Resembles a Famous 2009 Magic Shot

Photos by Jesse Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Tobias Harris‘s game-winner Wednesday night can remind Orlando Magic fans of a very familiar shot back in 2009. You be the judge. I’d say there’s tops a 2-foot difference between the two. Same photographer too. Obviously Hedo Turkoglu‘s shot won Game 4 of the 2009 first round series against Philadelphia to even up that Sixers...
Via Magic Basketball Online
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Open To Late Season Signing Of Ray Allen Or Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks would be open to signing Ray Allen or Rashard Lewis later in the regular season should either player be interested in a deal. Both Allen and Lewis have been working out, and Lewis has worked out in Dallas sometimes. "We haven’t talked to him, but I think he’s doing it the right way,” Mark Cuban said of Allen. “He’s waiting to see who’s doing well...
Via RealGM
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Top 5 Most Impressive Players During The Preseason

The Miami Heat didn’t exactly start the preseason with a bang. Despite two of their first four preseason games heading into overtime, the Heat started out 0-4. Luckily for Miami, they were able to finish out the exhibition schedule by winning their last four games, including wins over playoff teams in all four contests. Though the Heat did end their preseason slate with a .500...
Via Heat Nation
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Haider Zafar pleads guilty to defrauding 3 former Miami Heat players

  A man has pleaded guilty to in a multimillion-dollar scam involving three former Miami Heat players. The government alleges that Haider Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest $7.5 million in various business opportunities. Instead, prosecutors say, Zafar kept the money and used some of it to buy a $1 million, three-season...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilty plea set in $7.5 million Miami Heat fraud case

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A man charged with a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself wants to take responsibility for his actions and move on, his attorney said ahead of an expected plea deal. The government alleges that Haider Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest $7.5...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilty plea set in $7.5 million Miami Heat fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A man preparing to plead guilty in a multimillion-dollar scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself wants to take responsibility for his actions and move on. The government alleges that Haider Zafar (HY'-dur ZAH'-fahr) defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest $7.5 million in various business...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilty plea expected in fraud case involving former Heat players

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A guilty plea is expected in the case of a man charged with a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. A grand jury indictment alleged that Haider Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest $7.5 million in various business opportunities. Instead, prosecutors...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilty plea expected in Miami Heat fraud case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A guilty plea is expected in the case of a man charged with a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. A grand jury indictment alleged that Haider Zafar (HY'-dur ZAH'-fahr) defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest $7.5 million in various business opportunities...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilty plea set in fraud case that saw Heat players victimized

  A man previously convicted of real estate fraud has agreed to plead guilty to a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. Court records show Haider Zafar will plead guilty to five counts of wire fraud, each of which carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence. Prosecutors say Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller, James Jones...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilty plea set in $7.5M ex-Heat player fraud

MIAMI (AP) A man previously convicted of real estate fraud has agreed to plead guilty to a multi-million dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. Court records show Haider Zafar will plead guilty to five counts of wire fraud, each of which carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence. Prosecutors say Zafar defrauded players Mike Miller,...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Inmate charged in fraud against three ex-Heat players

MIAMI -- A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. A grand jury indictment released Friday charges that Haider Zafar ripped off players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest their money in various...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Inmate charged in fraud against three former Heat players

MIAMI (AP) -- A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. A grand jury indictment released Friday charges that Haider Zafar ripped off players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest their money in various...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Inmate charged in fraud against three former Heat players

MIAMI (AP) -- A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. A grand jury indictment released Friday charges that Haider Zafar ripped off players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest their money in various...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Inmate charged in fraud against 3 ex-Heat players

MIAMI (AP) A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself. A grand jury indictment released Friday charges that Haider Zafar ripped off players Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis in 2013 by promising to invest their money in various...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Five NBA free agent deals that should be made

Every year, when the calendar flips from July to August, free agency winds down to a stop—not because of any official deadline, but because teams have filled up their rosters and/or salary caps, and because few desirable free agents remain untaken on the open market. Even though all of the league's premier stars—well, except for Eric Bledsoe—have been signed to long-term deals...
Via The Sports Post
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks News: Dallas may still be interested in Rashard Lewis

Rashard Lewis is still looking to join a team for the 2014-2015 NBA season.  Lewis thought he had found his home next season in Dallas, but a failed physical with the Mavericks caused his one year, $1.4 million contract to be voided.  Now it seems that after Lewis' knee surgery the Mavs still may take another look at the veteran forward.Photo by Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsDwain...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Injury Update: Rashard Lewis will undergo knee surgery

The Dallas Mavericks won 49 games this past season and lost in the first round to the eventual NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs. Although eighth in the league in scoring, the Mavericks were 20th in points allowed. To add some additional veteran presence to the team, the Mavericks signed Rashard Lewis a few days ago, but now appears...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Al Farouq Aminu Signing Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Al Farouq Aminu Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, minimum (player option) This is one of the best value contracts in the NBA. With Rashard Lewis’s contract voided because of injury, they moved to small forward Al Farouq Aminu to give them depth and signing him for the minimum is a steal. He is just 23, has started...
Via HoopStuff
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks News: Dallas voids Rashard Lewis' contract

The Dallas Mavericks have voided Rashard Lewis' one-year contract after a physical reveled he would need surgery per Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports: The Mavericks have voided forward Rashard Lewis' one-year contract after finding out he needed knee surgery in his physical, a source said.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 23, 2014The free agent had signed a one-year, $1.4 million...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs To Meet With Jameer Nelson, Drop Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks are expected to meet with Jameer Nelson on Thursday. They will also void Rashard Lewis’ contract due to failing his physical examination. The Mavericks can offer Nelson their $2.7 million room exception and expect to complete a deal, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The Mavs’ found out that... The post Mavs To Meet With Jameer Nelson, Drop Rashard Lewis...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks void Rashard Lewis contract after knee injury

The Dallas Mavericks have voided the contract for Rashard Lewis after discovering that the veteran forward needs surgery on his right knee. “It came to our attention during Rashard Lewis’ physical that he is in need of a medical procedure on his right knee,” Mavs president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said in a statement released by the team. “We wish him all the...
Via Sports-Glory
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Mavericks Off-Season Acquisitions

The Dallas Mavericks were left with a low amount of players on their roster following last season, so they had to make a bevy of moves to improve their roster, and fill it.  They made some pretty impactful moves, and below I grade every signing they made:Jae CrowderGrade: C-I’m not a huge fan of Jae Crowder production wise.  He’s a bit of an undersized Small Forward, as he...
Via TopSportsReport
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Void One-Year Deal Of Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks have voided hte one-year contract of Rashard Lewis. Lewis needs knee surgery, which was discovered during his physical examination. "We wish him all the best for a speedy recovery and continued succes," said Donnie Nelson in a statement.
Via RealGM
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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