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Nets minority owner fined $35,000 for tweet about NBA refs

Apr. 22, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn minority owner Joe Tsai was fined $35,000 by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Monday for public statements detrimental to the league, becoming the latest member of the Nets organization to be penalized for actions during their playoff series against Philadelphia. Tsai tweeted...

Nets GM fined $25K, suspended for entering refs' locker room

Apr. 21, 2019 10:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nets general manager Sean Marks was suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series. The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared...

Man arrested on murder charges in woman's hacking death

Apr. 21, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man is facing murder charges in connection with the death of a woman found nearly decapitated in a Brooklyn apartment. The New York Police Department announced the arrest of Jerry Brown, 34, of Brooklyn, early Sunday. He also faces an attempted murder charge in connection...

Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

Apr. 20, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Dudley didn't like the way Joel Embiid has been delivering fouls. Jimmy Butler didn't like the way Dudley tried to show it. They both ended up getting ejected Saturday after their reactions led to a scuffle. Butler and Dudley were thrown out in the third quarter of the Philadelphia...

Police: Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

Apr. 20, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are questioning a man armed with an ax after a woman was hacked to death and a second woman suffered stab wounds inside a Brooklyn apartment. The carnage was discovered after the surviving victim hailed an Uber outside the Housing Authority's Bushwick Houses at 1:30 a.m. Saturday and...

Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Apr. 20, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid scored and rebounded. He blocked shots and even threw the most important pass of the game. The only thing he didn't do is lose his cool after his hard foul triggered a scuffle. After having to sit out the last game, there was no way Embiid was going to risk an ejection and miss...

Embiid starting Game 4 for 76ers against Nets

Apr. 20, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid is back in the starting lineup for the Philadelphia 76ers for Game 4 of their playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets. Embiid missed Game 3 with left knee soreness and was listed as doubtful to play Saturday. But he warmed up before the game and was listed among the starting...

Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

Apr. 19, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader. Clare Bronfman admitted in her plea in federal court in Brooklyn that she harbored someone who was...

Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers' Game 4 vs Nets

Apr. 19, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets. Embiid has been bothered by a sore left knee, but was able to play in the first two games of the series. He warmed up before Game 3 on Thursday night before it was...

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Apr. 19, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid took off his warmup gear and changed into street clothes, his left knee feeling too sore to play. Even with the All-Star center sitting down, the Philadelphia 76ers were flying high in Game 3. Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and...