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.Wednesday, 28 August, 2013, 3:32pm
NBA veteran Gary Payton encouraged aspiring players to embrace all aspects of life, not just basketball, at a press conference on Sunday. 'You are not always going to make it into basketball. You will not always be an NBA or WBNA player,' he said.
Payton said young players should keep their options open and set several goals.21 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
There was a picture in these sports pages the other day which should have carried an X-certificate.
A tattooed Dennis Rodman, with muscles bulging and anger rising, teamed up with a scary-looking Scottie Pippen to floor Shawn Kemp of the Cleveland Cavaliers.13 Apr 1998 - 12:00am
Wang Zhi Zhi is Asian basketball's great young hope.
With surveys repeatedly showing basketball as the second-most popular team sport in the region after soccer, and the number one game in some of those countries, the next big boost it needs is a world-class player. That in effect means a player breaking through as a major name in the NBA - a Hideo Nomo of the hardcourt.23 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
RESPITE at last! Seven days passed without a major violent soccer incident forcing the sport to cross over into the news headlines.
After Cantona, the Genoa stabbing and the Dublin ruckus it was starting to become a weekly fix.
However, last week the only soccer scandal of note was Arsenal manager George Graham's sacking under 'bung' clouds.27 Feb 1995 - 12:00am
''There were no rules in my day. No one said that you could not complain or swear. Now if you behave badly or swear you are fined. So everyone today plays the same way, very dull.'' - Veteran tennis player Ilie Nastase bemoaning the lack of excitement - and profanities in the modern game. He should know, in his playing days he was the expert.7 Mar 1994 - 12:00am
SCOTTIE Pippen, firing on all cylinders, led the streaking Chicago Bulls to a 109-97 NBA victory over the Charlotte Hornets.
Pippen, the Bulls' biggest star since the retirement of Michael Jordan, registered his 12th career triple-double with 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to pace the three-time defending champions.22 Dec 1993 - 12:00am