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Basketball

Ex-NBA player Tate George convicted of fraud

A former NBA player best known for his 1990 tournament buzzer-beater for the University of Connecticut was convicted on Monday of four counts of federal wire fraud in a Ponzi scheme that netted him US$2 million.

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013, 10:30am

Former NBA star Scottie Pippen won’t face charges over Malibu fracas

Former Chicago Bulls basketball star Scottie Pippen will not be prosecuted over an altercation with a man at a Malibu restaurant in June, prosecutors said on Tuesday, citing insufficient evidence.

Pippen, 47, was questioned by police following a scuffle with the man outside the Nobu eatery in the oceanfront community of Malibu in June.

28 Aug 2013 - 3:32pm

Knicks’ J.R. Smith has surgery on left knee

Knicks guard J.R. Smith has had patella tendon surgery and arthroscopy on his left knee that likely will keep him from joining the Knicks when they open training camp in late September.

16 Jul 2013 - 11:33am

Bryant working hard, not dwelling on Howard

Kobe Bryant is working hard to get back on the court and not wasting any time thinking about Dwight Howard.

Bryant on Wednesday said his surgically repaired Achilles’ tendon is “progressing faster than anybody expected,” though he won’t start shooting again until next month.

11 Jul 2013 - 12:28pm

Miami Heat player fined US$5,000 for flop

The incident took place 5:53 into the second quarter of the contest at AT&T Centre, which the Heat won 109-93 over the San Antonio Spurs to knot the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.

16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am

Wade, James power heat past spurs in NBA finals

LeBron James made good on his promise and Dwyane Wade got his swagger back as the Miami Heat rebounded from a crushing loss in game three to level the NBA finals at 2-2. Wade had a throwback game by finishing with 32 points and six steals while James had a game-high 33 points as the Heat defeated San Antonio 109-93 at the ATT Centre arena.

15 Jun 2013 - 5:04am

NBA's Brooklyn Nets hire former star player Jason Kidd as coach

The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jason Kidd as their coach, bringing the former star back to the franchise he led to its greatest NBA success.

Kidd retired earlier this month after one season with the New York Knicks, his 19th in the NBA. The Nets decided to hire him to replace P.J. Carlesimo despite his absence of coaching experience.

14 Jun 2013 - 5:12am

Lebron hangs his head in shame after Spurs rout

LeBron James looked at the cameras and reporters packed fivedeep around him in a quiet, frustrated post-game locker room and made a simple declaration.

13 Jun 2013 - 5:52am

D-listers crash party in NBA finals

The finals opened as such a juicy matchup of A-list stars. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh for the Heat against Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili for the old guard Spurs. Big Three v Big Three. Winners take all.

13 Jun 2013 - 5:52am

Spurs stun Heat to take 2-1 series lead

Gary Neal scored a playoff career-high 24 points and Danny Green had a game-high 27 points as the San Antonio Spurs stunned the Miami Heat 113-77 in game three of the NBA finals.

The Spurs never trailed in the contest, seizing a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series as they gave the Heat a taste of their own medicine after Miami blew out San Antonio 103-84 in game two.

12 Jun 2013 - 1:58pm

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