Knicks Morning News (Monday, Aug 20 2012)
August 20th, 2012 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: LeBron James Says He Wants To Play in Olympic Games in Rio (Mon, 20 Aug 2012 05:25:12 GMT)
LeBron James said that if he was healthy â?? and if the rules allowed â?? he would like to step inside the Olympic rings a fourth time.
[New York Times] Simon P. Gourdine, N.B.A. Executive, Dies at 72 (Mon, 20 Aug 2012 05:00:07 GMT)
Mr. Gourdine became the highest ranking black executive in professional sports in the 1970s when he was named the N.B.A.’s deputy commissioner.
[New York Times] Hornets Give Coach Monty Williams Contract Extension (Mon, 20 Aug 2012 04:33:59 GMT)
Monty Williams received a four-year contract extension from New Orleans that runs through the 2015-16 season.
[New York Times] LeBron Savoring Special Summer (Mon, 20 Aug 2012 00:21:22 GMT)
LeBron James squeezed his mom’s hands, the way he did as a kid.
[New York Times] Basketball Star Jonathan Hargett’s Promising Career Derailed (Mon, 20 Aug 2012 00:04:11 GMT)
Jonathan Hargett was once thought to be the first point guard to jump from high school to the N.B.A., but that was before a tumultuous college career and a prison sentence. He blames himself for his past decisions, which include years of abusing marijuana.
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