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The basketball world is in mourning these days. Anthony Mason, a former New York Knicks player who helped the team reach the 1994 NBA Finals, died at the age of 48. This was confirmed by a Knicks spokesperson shortly after the news broke out. Apparently, Mason, a 13-year NBA veteran, suffered from a massive heart attack and had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure in early February. He’d succumbed to the condition later that month. His son, Anthony Mason Jr., has issued a statement: “Overnight, New York City and the world lost a legend, a friend, a brother … but more than anything our father, Anthony Mason. As you all would expect our father — Big Mase — put up an incredible fight, dealing with [&hellip

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Apparently, the NBA has fined the New York Knicks an undisclosed amount. This is in due to their team president Phil Jackson’s remarks about Ohio State freshman D’Angelo Russell after watching Ohio State Buckeyes play against Nebraska Cornhuskers in Columbus, Ohio. The comment was made after the Buckeyes’ 81-57 victory over Nebraska where Jackson told Cleveland.com that Russell was a “great-looking kid” and a “great prospect.” Remember that team personnel are prohibited by NBA rules from commenting on or publicly discussing college underclassmen or players who are yet to be eligible for the NBA draft. Jackson was there to check out players as he’s been spending the past few weeks attending college games and practices scouting prospects in college basketball. And Russell happens to be a [&hellip

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It was a victorious night for the New York Knicks after pulling out a hard fought win against Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden, making the game one of their best wins of the season. The impressive 103-98 win of the Knicks had shocked the Raptors, inflicting the Raptors’ fifth consecutive loss. Tim Hardaway Jr.’s team-high 22 points helped the Knicks bag their second straight win as well as Andrea Bargnani’s 19 points and Alexey Shved’s 15 points. Raptors did try to step up their game when Lou Williams produced a team-high 22 points. Still, it wasn’t enough as the team fell into a tie with Chicago for second place in the Eastern Conference. Despite the Knicks’ win, the mood wasn’t entirely celebratory that night. [&hellip

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Uh-oh. The future doesn’t seem to bode well for the three players of Charlotte Hornets. At least in the near future anyway. During the North Carolina based team’s recent 76-71 home victory against the New York Knicks, forward Marvin Williams suffered a concussion and broken nose. The timetable for William’s return to the Hornets is uncertain. And when he does, he will be playing according to the NBA’s concussion protocol. Point guard Kemba Walker and center Bismack Biyombo, on the other hand, are down with knee injuries. With Walker already missing recent two games due to a cyst on his left knee – a problem he’s had since high school. Never before the previous three NBA seasons had Walker missed a game. This prompts the [&hellip

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