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October 24, 2014 Updates

Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets. Prosecutors say the 40-year-old McCarty ordered more than $30,000 worth of cabinetry for the home he's building in Wayland, and paid a $12,000 deposit. NBA.com

October 23, 2014 Updates

Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty was arraigned Thursday in Framingham District Court court on a larceny charge. McCarty, who played 10 seasons in the NBA, including eight with the Celtics, is accused of bouncing checks to a contractor putting in $39,000 worth of cabinets in his home, according to WCVB-TV. ESPN.com

McCarty pleaded not guilty. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Dec. 11. "This matter stems from ordering some kitchen cabinets for a home that my family and I are building," McCarty said in a statement released by the Celtics. "We hope to resolve the matter soon, but I simply cannot comment further while the case is pending." ESPN.com

We spoke to DeAndre out in L.A. yesterday who told us he had NO IDEA Blake was being investigated by police for allegedly pulling a Zsa Zsa Gabor on a patron at Tao nightclub early Sunday morning. As we previously reported, Jordan was partying with Blake and several other Clippers teammates that night -- but tells TMZ Sports he has no recollection of Blake whipping out the pimp hand that night. TMZ.com

Blake Griffin has been accused of bitch-slapping a 39-year-old man inside a nightclub in Vegas this weekend ... TMZ Sports has learned. Here's what we know ... a man named Daniel says he was partying at Tao nightclub in the Venetian in the early hours of October 19th when he tried to take a cell phone pic of the crowd. TMZ.com

October 22, 2014 Updates
October 21, 2014 Updates

Former NBA player and Buffalo native Clifford Robinson was arrested Sunday for DWI and Leandra's Law violations after the Bills' game Sunday. Police say Robinson, 47, was attempting to merge on to Route 400, when he was stopped for failing to use the designated lane. Robinson was found to be intoxicated, and later refused a breathalyzer test. WGRZ Buffalo

Donald Sterling has withdrawn his lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court that accused his wife, Shelly, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league of fraud in the sale of the Clippers. The move last week came as Sterling’s federal anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA continues. “We believe that we can more efficiently address all the issues in our pending federal action,” Bobby Samini, one of Sterling’s attorneys, wrote in an email Monday. Los Angeles Times

October 18, 2014 Updates

Six young adults who broke into the home of former Miami Heat star Ray Allen have been sentenced to community service and ordered to make a charitable contribution. Under an agreement with prosecutors Friday that avoids possible jail time for trespassing, each of the six will do 100 hours of community service at a homeless shelter. They also must contribute $1,000 each to a foundation started by former Heat player Shane Battier to help people who are poor afford college. USA Today Sports

October 17, 2014 Updates

NBA star Paul George and his Queens ex-stripper baby mama are close to finalizing a “joint parenting, joint decision-making” resolution over their 5-month-old daughter, his lawyer said. The Indiana Pacers forward had been locked in a nasty custody battle with Daniela Rajic, who brought a paternity suit against him when baby Olivia was born last May. But on Thursday, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper joked it was a “love fest” between the parents and said he was pleased to see them chatting before the hearing began. New York Post

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

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