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2014-07-01 23:03:05

New Agreement Covers Regular and Post-Season Games, All Media Platforms, Through 2017 New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 ONE World Sports, America’s Network for Global Sports, today announced that it has secured a multiyear extension with Infront Sports & Media, the exclusive global marketing partner of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), to exclusively telecast CBA games in the United States and Canada for the next three seasons across all media platforms. The network’s...

2009-05-12 22:17:29

The Boston Celtics rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth period Tuesday to beat Orlando 92-88 and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern semifinals. Glen Davis scored 10 of his game-high 22 points and Stephon Marbury all had 12 of his points in the final quarter. The Celtics closed the game with a 17-3 spur when they forced Orlando to miss its final eight shots from the field. Davis and Marbury combined to shoot 9-of-11 from the field in the fourth quarter. Paul Pierce had 19 points, nine...

2009-03-13 22:24:28

Nate Robinson scored 25 points while starting for Chris Duhon Friday night, to help push New York to its third straight road victory -- 102-94 over Minnesota. The Knicks have won three in a row on the road for the first time since December 2003. Duhon missed the game with a sore back and will be held out of action Sunday when New York finishes its five-game road trip in Cleveland. Robinson added seven assists and six rebounds and Wilson Chandler produced 24 points and a career-high 12 boards...

2009-02-27 22:17:55

Ray Allen scored 30 points Friday night and the Boston Celtics fought off an Indiana comeback bid to defeat the Pacers 104-99. Allen made 11-of-16 attempts from the field, bringing the Celtics their fifth win in seven games. Paul Pierce, playing despite a dislocated right thumb, added 16 and Rajon Rondo handed out 17 assists. Stephon Marbury, making his Boston debut, played 12 minutes and had eight points. Marbury was signed Friday after agreeing to a buyout with the New York Knicks. It was...

2009-02-27 14:59:29

The defending NBA champion Boston Celtics have signed guard Stephon Marbury a short time after his highly publicized release from the New York Knicks. The 32-year-old Marbury finished a troubled tenure in New York by reaching a buyout agreement in which he was believed to have given up $2 million of the $21.7 million he was due this season. It was reported that he was asked to drop a grievance over a $400,000 fine to gain his release. In Boston, the temperamental Marbury, a 12-year NBA...

2009-02-24 19:35:50

The New York Knicks and Stephon Marbury reached agreement Tuesday on a buyout that has the team requesting waivers on the 12-year veteran. The Knicks and Marbury released a joint statement following a scheduled arbitration hearing to discuss the veteran's grievance against the team after he was levied a $400,000 fine. Marbury reportedly refused Coach Mike D'Antoni's request to play in a Nov. 12 road game against Detroit. The New York Times reported the grievance hearing turned to buyout...

2009-01-22 14:45:59

Disgruntled New York Knicks guard Stephon Marbury has drawn the interest of the owners of Olympiacos in Greece, the New York Post reported. The newspaper said Olympiacos is offering about $15 million for Marbury's services and Knicks officials are excited. I will listen to what they have to say, Marbury wrote in an e-mail to the Post on Wednesday. Marbury told the Post of his intentions to play in Italy when his Knicks contract expired, but prefers to play in the NBA this season and has a...

2008-12-01 22:37:15

The New York Knicks, locked in a dispute with guard Stephon Marbury over playing time, have told him to stay away from the team while a buyout is negotiated. Marbury is being paid $21.7 million this season, the final year of his contract. He was suspended for one game, without pay, for refusing to play in last Wednesday's game against Detroit. Marbury and NBA Players' Association representative Hal Biaga met Monday with Knicks President Donnie Walsh, trying to resolve the situation with a...

2008-11-28 12:03:54

The New York Knicks have suspended guard Stephon Marbury for one game, ESPN reported Friday. The suspension comes after he was told by Coach Mike D'Antoni to enter Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons and refused, his second refusal this week. The report added Marbury has been told to stay away from the team at least until Monday, when his status will be re-addressed/ The 12-year veteran will not be paid when he misses Saturday's contest against Golden State at Madison Square Garden....

2006-06-26 21:10:25

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Knicks owner James Dolan has given team president and new coach Isiah Thomas one season to turn around the NBA club. Speaking publicly for the first time since firing Larry Brown last week, Dolan told reporters that Thomas has one season to show "significant progress," The New York Times reported on Monday. "This is his team, he made this bed," Dolan said. Thomas, who assembled the NBA-high $125 million roster that struggled to a 23-59 record last...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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