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Countdown to NBA Free Agency

June 2, 2010

I left LBJ out for a reason

Yes ladies and gentleman, in case you were wondering, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh, Lebron James and Josh Smith will all be available as free agents this next month.

July 1st is a month away and players on that date will be eligible to sign with any team that can afford them. There are two types of free agents that will be courted, unrestricted and restricted. Talk of New York sports will describe what each means in the upcoming weeks so that you are well prepared for water cooler show downs.

For the countdown to free agency, TONY Sports will also cover topics like the NBA salary cap, free agent scouting reports, team salaries and the always confusing sign and trade scenario amongst others.

So stay tuned and tell a friend to tell a friend!

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Get Gilbert Arenas in a Knick Uniform

May 20, 2010

What me... worry?

What Arenas did was stupid and inconsiderate. Having a permit to carry a gun and owning guns is perfectly fine by me. However, bringing them to a facility where there is no good possible reason to have a weapon was plain moronic. He’s obviously, well hopefully has learned his lesson after serving his time.

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Wilson Piffs it Up

May 19, 2010

Its stressful playing on the Knicks

Wilson Chandler was charged with a misdemeanor last night, after he was found with what police said to be a small amount of marijuana. Chandler, 23, is the starting shooting guard for the New York Knicks.

Police pulled over his 2010 Mercedes Benz during a routine traffic stop at around 11:30 last night near94th ave and 213th street. Police were prompted to search the car after smelling the aroma of ganja coming from the vehicle.

He was issued a desk appearance for the charge.

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Fraudulent!

May 13, 2010

Jerry Joseph aka Guerdwich Montimere

Permian High School in Odessa Texas, which was the inspiration to the movie turned TV show Friday Night Lights is making headlines again. Their basketball program will have to forfeit 16 wins from 2009, for having a 22 year old man pose as a 16 year old sophomore.

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Begging is never Flattering

May 10, 2010

Prolly not happening..but dude does look ill in an NY Jersey

The full court press to get Lebron to New York has officially begun.

In the words of my main man Russ Bengston via Twitter, “New York City shouldn’t have to pander. To use that ever-popular NBA phrase, it is what it is. You’re welcome if you come. If not? F**k you.”

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Giants Legend Lawrence Taylor Arrested

May 6, 2010

Innocent til' proven otherwise...you're still my favorite Giant LT

Giant legend Lawrence Taylor was arrested this morning in upstate New York for an alleged rape WABC news is reporting. The details about the incident are currently a bit sketchy. The chief of police in Ramapo, where the incident supposedly took place has declined to confirm the report. Police did say that a news conference at 3PM today will shed light on the situation.

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Bench Woes

May 5, 2010

The Mets bench is usually solid...this year..not so much

The Mets bench since their 2006 NL championship game appearance has always contributed to winning in Flushing. Whether it was a spectacular defensive play by Endy Chavez or a clutch hit from journeyman Marlon Anderson, the bench always found a way to make it through.

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Gunnas! Big Pelf and Reyes lead Mets to W

April 21, 2010

Reyes swiped a base and went 4-5

When you combine 19 scoreless innings of stellar pitching with a fiery shortstop beginning to warm up, you can almost guarantee a win. Mike Pelfrey who last pitched for  a save during the 20 inning marathon in St. Louis last Saturday, shut out the Cubs in seven innings of work.

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Camby signs with Knicks…just kidding

April 20, 2010

Another FA that will not be coming to NY this July

The Portland Trailblazers and Marcus Camby have agreed to a 2-year contract extension, according to a statement by Portland GM Kevin Pritchard. As per team policy the terms have not yet been disclosed.

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Clap it up for Ike

April 20, 2010

New Face at First Base

via ESPN New York

NEW YORK — A little more than seven hours after he put on his Buffalo Bisons jersey, Ike Davis stood on first base at Citi Field in a New York Mets uniform holding the ball from his first big league hit.

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