Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mason says Knicks owner wants NBA to play

Knicks guard Roger Mason knows at least one owner who wished the NBA lockout ended with a labor agreement Thursday night: James Dolan.

Mason, vice president of the Players Association, has rubbed shoulders with the Knicks owner countless times this summer and fall in Manhattan hotel board rooms instead of the team’s plush practice facility.

Josh Howard to host all-star charity basketball game in Dallas

Josh Howard announced that he will host an all-star charity basketball
game in Dallas, Texas featuring an all-star cast of professional
basketball players. The Josh Howard Celebrity All-Star Basketball Game
Presented by Free Move Texas will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m., at
the P.C. Cobb Center, at the city’s fair grounds.

NBA lockout pits selfish owners against each other

Heat owner Micky Arison owns not one but two of America’s 50 largest
yachts, according to a rich-person magazine. He lives on one of them.
This isn’t excessive in the world he inhabits. Both yachts combined
aren’t as large as the one built by the Russian billionaire owner of the
Chelsea soccer team.

What can Mike Brown do for the Lakers?

People laugh when Mike Brown tells them he spends most weekdays in his office at the Lakers’ training facility in El Segundo. They wonder what he does there, day after day while the NBA lockout drags on and on, with the 2011-12 season in jeopardy.