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Atlanta Hawks' co-owner Levenson to sell team following racist email

By Charles Odum

ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he said he wrote in an attempt “to bridge Atlanta’s racial sports divide.” 1,070 more words


Houston Rockets acquire Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings

HOUSTON — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry in a trade with Sacramento.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been completed. 118 more words


Rockets Sign Forward Tarik Black

HOUSTON (AP) – The Houston Rockets have signed forward Tarik Black, who played on their summer league teams in Orlando and Las Vegas. 88 more words


High-fiving, energetic Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner, vows not to move team

LOS ANGELES — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team. 882 more words


Is Vancouver native Victor Coleman chasing an NHL team for Seattle?

Victor Coleman, a LA-based property magnate who grew up at 41st and Granville in Vancouver, just might be the man to bring NHL hockey to the Emerald City. 424 more words

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Former top NBA pick Greg Oden arrested for allegedly punching a woman

INDIANAPOLIS — Police arrested former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden on battery charges early Thursday, alleging that he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face during a fight at his mother’s suburban Indianapolis home. 258 more words


Former Toronto Raptors forward Quincy Acy traded to the New York Knicks

NEW YORK — The New York Knicks acquired forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw from the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday for guard Wayne Ellington and forward Jeremy Tyler. 263 more words