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Report: Stoudemire wants to open a Hebrew school

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We take a step back from today’s “what should my team do on Dec. 9” discussions to talk in Hebrew. Or at least about Hebrew. Knicks star Amare Stoudemire is interested in opening up Hebrew school in New York, according to the New York Daily News. A source close to the New York Knick tells [more]

Politicians grandstanding on NBA lockout starts Wednesday

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It was only a matter of time before a politician somewhere (we like to imagine in a smoke-filled backroom) said “how can I gain some points with my constituents around the NBA lockout?” Meet New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith — who represents a rather gerrymandered looking district that includes parts of Hollis, Queens [more]

Carmelo Anthony looks for place to host NYC charity game

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Well, it looks like we’ll have more time for All-Star filled charity games and international exhibition tours. So Carmelo Anthony is looking to bring a big one to the New York area… he just needs to find a venue, reports the New York Post. The problem is that Madison Square Garden is out (home to [more]

How about Goodman vs. Rucker Park showdown? It’s on.

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This could be better than any of the summer pro-am league showdowns this summer (and beating Goodman vs. Drew and Goodman vs. Melo will be hard): How about Washington D.C.’s Goodman League vs. ECB Rucker Parck? The best of New York now in the mix. It is set for Oct. 1, according to the official [more]

NBA flagship store to reopen in New York City

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The NBA store of Fifth Avenue in New York was a kind of mecca — it contained just about everything NBA (and Adidas, which runs the store). Plus it hosted a number of player events. It was sort of a shrine to hoops. But it closed in February when its lease was bought out in [more]