FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley talks to the press after an appearance in Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York. Oakley has sued the team's owners, saying he was defamed when they claimed he committed assault and was an alcoholic. The lawsuit details how Oakley was treated before and after he was forcefully removed from Madison Square Garden during a Feb. 8 game. The lawsuit filed Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, seeks unspecified damages.
FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley talks to the press after an appearance in Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York. Oakley has sued the team's owners, saying he was defamed when they claimed he committed assault and was an alcoholic. The lawsuit details how Oakley was treated before and after he was forcefully removed from Madison Square Garden during a Feb. 8 game. The lawsuit filed Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, seeks unspecified damages. Richard Drew, File AP Photo
FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley talks to the press after an appearance in Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York. Oakley has sued the team's owners, saying he was defamed when they claimed he committed assault and was an alcoholic. The lawsuit details how Oakley was treated before and after he was forcefully removed from Madison Square Garden during a Feb. 8 game. The lawsuit filed Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, seeks unspecified damages. Richard Drew, File AP Photo

Charles Oakley sues Knicks owners, claiming defamation

September 12, 2017 12:16 PM

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