Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the recent incident in which former Knicks star, Charles Oakley, was booted out of Madison Square Garden and arrested. The scene where security guards tackled him to the ground was all over the news, and spurred a New York sized drama that hung over the Knicks franchise -- leading Carmelo Anthony to say there was a cloud hanging over the organization in the wake of the mess. Oakley’s supporters have stood by him. That includes former St. John’s and NBA center Jayson Williams, who told an interesting tale about how Oakley helped him out when he was looking for some cash in college. Here’s the story from Williams’ interview CBS
Creighton’s Maurice Watson Jr. is out for the season with an ACL injury. When Creighton hosts St. John’s next Tuesday night in its final home game of the season, the Bluejays’ most heralded player will not participate in senior day activities. Injured point guard Maurice Watson has been suspended from all team-related activities for “alleged actions that are contrary to University policies and core values,” Creighton announced Wednesday.
Dillon Brooks did it earlier against UCLA. Wednesday, he added Cal to his list. The Oregon junior hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.2 left on the clock to give the sixth-ranked Ducks a 68-65 victory over the Bears after trailing by as many as 16 in the second half. It’s the second time this season that Brooks, who finished with 22 points, has hit a game-winning three, and this one keeps the Ducks within a game of first-place Arizona in the Pac-12 standings. The bigger story here may actually be Cal, as the Golden Bears gave away a 15-point lead in the final 10 minutes and a 10-point lead in the final five minutes in a game they desperately needed to win for their at-large résumé. Cal is just