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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...
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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...
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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...
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7 days ago  |  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,...
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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...
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...
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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

Rashard Lewis And Dallas Mavericks’ Deal Off

(Photo by Keith Allison from Baltimore, USA via wikimediacommons.org) Earlier this month, the Dallas Mavericks pursued former Miami Heat player Rashard Lewis and signed the 16 year veteran to a one year contract on July 16th. However, following a team physical, that deal is now null and void due to a knee injury that was found by doctors. There is no indication of how long Lewis...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
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, ...
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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

Mavs void Rashard Lewis contract

The Dallas Mavericks voided the contract for Rashard Lewis after discovering that the veteran forward needed 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Rashard Lewis Reportedly Needs Knee Surgery

Former Heat forward Rashard Lewis is having health issues. Lewis had agreed to sign with the Mavs, but now it is being reported that he must have knee surgery very soon. Forward Rashard Lewis will have knee surgery soon, a source told Yahoo. Lewis has previously agreed to sign with Dallas. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 22, 2014 At age 34, major knee surgery can’t be...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashard Lewis signs one-year deal with Mavs

Rashard Lewis' one-year deal calls for him to make $1.4 million with the #Mavs during the 2014-'15 season. — Dwain Price (@DwainPrice) July 19, 2014
Via Orlando Magic Daily
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Rashard Lewis Contract Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Rashard Lewis Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, 1.4 million (veteran’s minimum) As for Chandler Parsons to the Mavericks, I loved the signing, but hated the money given to him, as they gave him about 3-4 million dollars per season more than his value, but since then, Marc Cuban and Donnie Nelson have made a...
Via HoopStuff
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks News: Rashard Lewis signs

Just because LeBron James has found a home this off-season, that does not mean that, the NBA free agency is over. The Dallas Mavericks have been in the news almost as much as any team and they just added another offensive weapon to the roster. Free agent forward Rashard Lewis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mavericks, his agent Colin Bryant told Yahoo Sports.— Marc J. Spears...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Continue To Be Active And Sign Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks continue to add perimeter shooting by adding veteran power forward Rashard Lewis.   Mavericks owner Mark Cuban revealed the move Tuesday night in a post on a Cyber Dust account controlled by Cuban and the team.   The 34-year-old Lewis is a two-time All-Star spent the last two seasons with the Miami Heat. Lewis is believed to play significant roles in the Mavericks...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sign Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks have signed Rashard Lewis to a one-year, minimum contract. The 34-year-old veteran averaged 4.5 points while shooting 41.5% from the field last season. The Mavericks lost Vince Carter to the Grizzlies and do not expect Shawn Marion back. However, Mark Cuban and the Mavs managed to sign Chandler Parsons, Richard Jefferson... The post Mavericks Sign Rashard...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashard Lewis Agrees Upon One-Year Minimum Deal With Mavericks

Rashard Lewis has agreed upon a one-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks for the veteran's minimum. Lewis spent the past two seasons with the Miami Heat, averaging 16.2 minutes in 60 appearances last season. Lewis started eight games in the 2014 NBA Playoffs.
Via RealGM
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashard Lewis Agrees To Deal With Mavs

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Rashard Lewis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mavericks. Free agent forward Rashard Lewis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mavericks, his agent Colin Bryant told Yahoo Sports. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 16, 2014
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashard Lewis Agrees To Deal With Mavs

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Rashard Lewis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mavericks. Free agent forward Rashard Lewis has agreed to a one-year deal with the Mavericks, his agent Colin Bryant told Yahoo Sports. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 16, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent rumors: Spurs interested in Rashard Lewis, Sebastian Telfair?

Brace yourselves, as free agent rumors have begun to come in the opening hour of free agency. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Miami Heat forward Rashard Lewis is expecting a call from the San Antonio Spurs and a few other playoff teams. Alex Kennedy of BasketballInsiders.com is reporting the Spurs are interested in Sebastian Telfair, […]
Via Project Spurs
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashard Lewis receiving interest from five teams

The Miami Heat found out that Rashard Lewis was more than capable of contributing to a playoff caliber team last season in the playoffs, and ended up starting him for the majority of the Eastern Conference and NBA Finals. According to a report from Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Lewis will receive interest from the Heat, Indiana Pacers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Toronto Raptors, and...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Nation Roster Shakeup: Who’s Staying and Who’s Leaving?

Definitions per SportsIllustrated: Early termination option (ETO) — Allows a player to terminate his contract early. Player option (PO) — Allows a player to accept or decline the final year of his deal. Team option (TO) — Allows a team to accept or decline an option year. Unrestricted free agent (UFA) — Allowed to sign with the team of his choosing. Restricted free agent...
Via Heat Nation
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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