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Centers of attention: SNL's Leslie Jones fixes the Knicks and chats with Kristaps Porzingis
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 27 Entertainment Issue. Subscribe today! Allison Glock asked the " Saturday Night Live " star and courtside regular at Madison Square Garden what she would do to turn around the Knicks. Then, she sat down for a little one-on-one coaching with Kristaps
Spike Lee calls James Dolan-Charles Oakley incident 'insanity'
Knicks fan Spike Lee was in tears when he saw Charles Oakley handcuffed in a hallway behind the court at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. The film director on Sunday called the Oakley incident "insanity" and questioned owner James Dolan's decision to suggest Oakley had a drinking problem.
Spike Lee 'still believes' in Melo; says time for Phil Jackson to go
NEW YORK -- With the? Knicks ' off-court drama continuing to stir, even before Charles Oakley's arrest at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, one celebrity fan said it's time for a change at the top, while the team's coach says none of it comes as a surprise. Legendary director and superfan
Spike Lee 'still believes' in Melo; says it's time for Phil Jackson to go
NEW YORK -- With the? New York Knicks ' off-court drama continuing to stir, even before Charles Oakley's arrest at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, one celebrity fan said it's time for a change at the top, while the team's coach says none of it comes as a surprise. Legendary director and
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Outside of annual NBA event, Brits slow to embrace basketball
LONDON -- The NBA is in old London town again this week, and for the British basketball community that is always a delight. For six years now, the annual New Year treat of seeing two stateside giants duking and dunking amid the razzmatazz that goes hand-in-hand with star-spangled pro ball has
Iverson's debut shoe an unquestioned piece of hoops history
You know those kids who make their own sound effects when they play hoops? A "woosh" when they cross it over, and an "errrrrr" when they stop on a dime. That was my buddy, Tim, while we were growing up in the suburbs some 20 miles southwest of the Wells Fargo Center (back then it was the First
NYC Marathon From Above
This Sunday, thousands of runners took to the streets of the five boroughs to run the 40th New York City Marathon . When the race left the confines of Central Park in 1976, founder Fred Lebow immediately recognized the event had forever changed, morphing from a mere competitive morning run in a
Spike Lee Remembers Bill Nunn, Who Starred as 'Radio Raheem' in 'Do the Right Thing'
Spike Lee is among the many who are mourning the death of actor Bill Nunn. The actor, who passed away Saturday at his home in Pittsburg, according to the Associated Press, was 63. He was battling cancer. Nunn was best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Lee's iconic 1989 film, "Do the Right