NBA Referee Donaghy under Investigation

The FBI is investigating veteran NBA referee Tim Donaghy for allegedly betting thousands of dollars on games he worked the past two seasons and possibly unduly influencing their outcome. An NBA assistant coach who spoke Friday on the condition of anonymity said he was “shocked’’ by the allegations, in part because Donaghy has a solid […]

Steve Francis returns Home

Steve Francis will come back to Houston where he began his NBA career. Francis signed a two-year deal Thursday. He was a three-time All-Star with the Rockets before getting traded to Orlando after the 2003-04 season. Francis passed on better offers from the Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Clippers. Dealt by the New […]

Jury awards $260,000 in Iverson Verdict

A federal jury awarded $260,000 yesterday to one of two men who sued NBA star Allen Iverson after they said they were beaten by his entourage at a Washington nightclub in 2005. The attacks, they said, followed their refusal to vacate the Eyebar club’s VIP section for Iverson.   Iverson testified last week that he didn’t […]

Nocioni Re-signs With Bulls

Andres Nocioni agreed to a five-year deal with a team option for a sixth year to return to the Chicago Bulls, ESPN reported. “He’s glad to be back,” George Bass, Nocioni’s agent, said Friday. “We’ve been very aggressively working on it.” This will end all the rumors we heard about the Grizzlies interest in Nocioni. […]