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Ex-Knicks Player Sues Owner For Madison Square Ouster

Law360, New York (September 12, 2017, 8:02 PM EDT) -- Charles Oakley, a popular power forward for the New York Knicks in the 1980s and 1990s, sued team owner James Dolan in New York federal court Tuesday for allegedly humiliating the ex-basketball player by getting him kicked out of Madison Square Garden then calling him an alcoholic.

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley hit the team's owner with a defamation suit for allegedly getting Oakley kicked out of Madison Square Garden and claiming he was an alcoholic. (AP) The suit stems from an incident at...
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Case Information

Case Title

Oakley v. Dolan et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Assault Libel & Slander


Richard J. Sullivan

Date Filed

September 12, 2017

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