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October 16, 2014 Updates
October 15, 2014 Updates

Former NBA Phoenix Suns basketball player Dejan Koturovic was arrested on September 13 at the border crossing “Bogorodica” after the police determined that he entered Macedonia from Yunanistan with a stolen car, Press24 reports, citing police sources. The police has established that the “Honda CR-V” he drove had Bulgarian license plates, was stolen, and the number of chassis was changed. MINA

October 9, 2014 Updates

Former Chicago Bull Scottie Pippen is expected to take the witness stand at the federal trial of his one-time investment adviser. Prosecutors in U.S. District Court in Chicago say the six-time NBA champion is expected to testify briefly on Friday at the bank fraud trial of Robert Lunn. Lunn has denied trying to defraud clients and Oak Brook-based Leaders Bank of more than $3.2 million. The Garden Island

October 8, 2014 Updates

A pretrial hearing on domestic assault and other charges filed against Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor was adjourned Wednesday for three weeks. Taylor, 25, is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, who is a Michigan State University student, as well as an employee of the Marriott Hotel in East Lansing on Sept. 25. Court documents allege Taylor also caused between $200 and $1,000 in damage to hotel property. USA Today Sports

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor is expected to attend a pre-trial court hearing in Michigan on domestic assault and other charges. Taylor is scheduled to appear Wednesday morning in East Lansing District Court for the hearing, a week before jury selection is set to take place. Taylor has been charged with domestic assault, assault and malicious destruction of property stemming from a Sept. 25 incident at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place. USA Today Sports

October 7, 2014 Updates
October 2, 2014 Updates

Beverly Hills police were called to the home of Donald Sterling after his estranged wife, Shelly, reported a burglary, but found no crime. Instead, officers found Sterling hosting V. Stiviano -- the woman whose recordings of him making racist remarks led to his removal as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers and a lifetime ban from the NBA. ESPN.com

October 1, 2014 Updates

Howard Lorber, who was sitting near Rotondi on the night of loss to the Pistons, said he went far beyond just yelling “You stink.” “I’ve never heard a fan sitting around there carrying on like that,” Lorber said. He said Rotondi was waving his arms, told Melo, “You suck!” repeatedly and then launched an F-bomb at him. “The loud part of it went on for a few minutes.” New York Daily News

September 29, 2014 Updates
September 26, 2014 Updates

Rick Bonnell: Players union issues statement on Jeff Taylor situation: Says fine for him to be away from team if no "disciplinary" action taken. That sounds like union expects Hornets to continue paying Taylor's salary. I'm told Hornets already planned to do so. Twitter @rick_bonnell

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