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Former Knicks Player Charles Oakley Shoves MSG Security, Gets Escorted Out

During another tumultuous season for the New York Knicks basketball team, former Knicks great Charles Oakley — seated near courtside — got into a heated scuffle with Madison Square Garden security during the L.A. Clippers-New York game that was televised nationally on ESPN on Feb. 8.

Oakley was subsequently escorted out of the arena and later arrested by police. ESPN’s Ian Begley reported he tried to approach Knicks owner James Dolan until security confronted him.

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Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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