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2005-07-08 17:53:03

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - Basketball star Gary Payton, charged with assault after an altercation outside a downtown Toronto strip club, was lured into the fight by the husband of one of the club's strippers, an eyewitness told a court on Friday. Nicole Stone, who was a stripper at the club when the incident occurred in April 2003, testified that Payton, who plays for the National Basketball Association's Boston Celtics, was in the front seat of a taxi parked outside the club...

2005-07-07 14:02:41

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - The lawyer for three National Basketball Association players charged with assaulting a former male stripper outside a Toronto club told a court on Thursday the alleged victim is using the players as a lottery ticket. Boston Celtics' Gary Payton, Sam Cassell of the Minnesota Timberwolves and free agent Jason Caffey are charged with assaulting Adrian Cimpean, his wife, who is also a stripper, and a bouncer outside the strip club in April 2003. Defense...

2005-07-06 17:08:55

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - A former male stripper told a Canadian court on Wednesday that he has been unable to work since an alleged assault by National Basketball Association star Gary Payton and two other players outside a Toronto strip club. Adrian Cimpean, 31, told the court that Boston Celtics' Payton, Sam Cassell of the Minnesota Timberwolves and free agent Jason Caffey, punched and kicked him after he tried to defend his wife, who is also a stripper, from insults. Payton...

2005-07-06 14:05:35

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - A former male stripper told a Canadian court on Wednesday that he has been unable to work since an alleged assault by National Basketball Association star Gary Payton and two other players outside a Toronto strip club. Adrian Cimpean, 31, told the court that Boston Celtics' Payton, Sam Cassell of the Minnesota Timberwolves and free agent Jason Caffey, punched and kicked him after he tried to defend his wife, who is also a stripper, from insults. Payton...

2005-07-05 22:17:01

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - The trial of National BasketballAssociation star Gary Payton and two other players on assaultcharges started on Tuesday with testimony from police involvedwith the case. Boston Celtics' Payton, Sam Cassell of the MinnesotaTimberwolves and free agent Jason Caffey, were all charged inApril 2003 after an altercation outside a Toronto strip clubwith one of the club's dancers, her boyfriend and the club'ssecurity guard. The three men, who were teammates on...

2005-07-04 18:36:01

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - The trial of three U.S.-based NationalBasketball Association players, charged with assault after anincident outside a Toronto strip club, was delayed untilTuesday because of the U.S. Independence Day holiday, aCanadian court said on Monday. Boston Celtics star Gary Payton, along with then teammatesSam Cassell and Jason Caffey, were charged in April 2003, afteran altercation with one of the downtown club's dancers, herhusband and the club's security...

2005-06-29 22:19:12

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - Three National Basketball Associationplayers, including Boston Celtics star Gary Payton, are due toappear in a Canadian court on Monday to face assault chargesstemming from an incident outside a Toronto strip club,according to court documents obtained by Reuters on Wednesday. In April 2003, Payton, along with then teammates SamCassell and Jason Caffey, were charged after an altercationwith one of the downtown club's dancers, her husband and theclub's...