Charles Oakley

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated assault and battery claims Oakley made […]

Spike Lee bailed on his New York Knicks’ courtside seat for the rest of the season. Maybe he can commiserate with former Knicks enforcer Charles Oakley, anywhere but inside Madison Square Garden. Lee had enough of being held by security in a dispute over his proper entrance to a Knicks game when he invoked the […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed Charles Oakley’s lawsuit against executive chairman James Dolan and Madison Square Garden, stemming from the former New York Knicks forward’s ejection from a game and ensuing arrest three years ago. Judge Richard J. Sullivan ruled Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan that the case “had the […]

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Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley says team owner James Dolan is a “bully” for threatening to ban fans from Madison Square Garden. Oakley, a longtime NBA enforcer and rebounding machine, said Dolan was wrong to mouth off at a fan who told him to sell the team during a loss at MSG. Oakley […]

There are two new celebrity mugshots stemming from recent incidents at the same Las Vegas casino. First, YG is facing a felony robbery charge for allegedly snatching a man’s chain from his neck and taking off with the attached pendant, according to TMZ. The rapper was in a Vegas court Thursday after he turned himself in on […]

Charles Oakley is suing New York Knicks owner James Dolan citing a multitude of allegations. Stemming from his forced removal from a Knicks game on February 8, 2017,  the legal filing Tuesday in New York’s Southern District targets Dolan and Madison Square Garden for defamation, libel, slander, assault, battery and false imprisonment. The former Knicks […]

NEW YORK (AP) Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before he would return. MSG chairman James Dolan banned Oakley last week, two days after the former power forward had an altercation with security guards while attending a game and was […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Jordan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver are helping repair the relationship between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan. Oakley and Dolan met with Silver on Monday at NBA headquarters, with Jordan participating by phone, the league said in a statement. Oakley was arrested last Wednesday following an […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Knicks star Charles Oakley was escorted from his seats at Madison Square Garden and arrested after an altercation near team owner James Dolan. Oakley shoved security guards before they pulled him away from his seat behind the baseline during the first quarter of the Knicks’ game against the Los Angeles […]