Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving made headlines in recent days when he questioned whether the Earth is round, first making the remarks on a podcast and then discussing them again at All-Star weekend _ where they have become the talk of New Orleans.
Jamal Murray scored 36 points and Buddy Hield, a New Orleans Pelicans rookie, added 28 to the delight of the locals as the World squad beat the United States 150-141 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge.
Officers with the National Basketball Players Association said Friday that the problems between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan could impact decisions future free agents make about playing for the New York Knicks.
Former NBA star Charles Oakley gets into a scuffle with security and is subsequently arrested during a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Credit: Ian Schafer/Twitter: @ischafer
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