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New York, Tumblr, and Blog: joannaeris: Madison Square Garden on October 4, 2009 in New York City.  📸Cory Schwartz/Getty Images

joannaeris: Madison Square Garden on October 4, 2009 in New York City.  📸Cory Schwartz/Getty Images

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Click, New York, and Tumblr: vacationadventuresociety: (click pic for HQ) Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY. 09/05/08

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Ariana Grande, Mtv, and Music: celebritiesofcolor: Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York

celebritiesofcolor: Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August...

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Apparently, Espn, and Family: Charles Oakley Ban Lifted, Oakley Wants Apology From Dolan @balleralert Charles Oakley Ban Lifted, Oakley Wants Apology From Dolan - blogged by: @eleven8 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just like that, CharlesOakley is once again allowed within the walls of MadisonSquareGarden. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ JamesDolan banned Oakley from MSG following an altercation during last Wednesday’s Knicks game. MichaelJordan and NBA commissioner AdamSilver met with Dolan Monday in an attempt to intervene in what Silver calls a “disheartening” situation. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “It is beyond disheartening to see situations involving members of the NBA family like the one that occurred at Madison Square Garden this past week,” Silver said in a statement. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Silver, both parties appear to be apologetic and it appeared as if things could be ironed out in the near feature. Apparently, everything seems to be okay, because the Knicks legend is now allowed to return to the Garden as Dolan’s guest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Oakley, though happy with the outcome, isn’t ready to return just yet. He tells The Dan Le Batard Show that right now he is “hurt,” and that he’s already told Silver he won’t return yet. In the meantime, Oakley is asking for an apology, not just for him, but for the fans of New York. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “It’s not about being at the Garden,” Oakley told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. “It’s about the fans. I want them to apologize to the fans. I told the commissioner I want them to apologize to the fans.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ He tells the Dan Le Batard Show, “I have never asked for nothing. I love the fans in New York. They’ve been supportive. One of the things I told the commissioner, I want to have a press conference and I want him to apologize to me and the fans. They’ve had my back and they’ve felt the pain. I really appreciate the people all around who’ve had my back.”
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Carmelo Anthony, Memes, and The Game: Ballerific Charity: Carmelo Anthony Gifts a New Car to a Teen Battling Cancer @balleralert N SoME W OTHER EVEN PRE-GAME WARM-UP ACCESS GAME BallerificCharity: Carmelo Anthony Gifts a New Car to a Teen Battling Cancer - blogged by: @MsJennyb - ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just ahead of the Christmas Day Knicks game at Madison Square Garden, the team’s star baller granted special wish to a Bronx teen battling cancer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ CarmeloAnthony partnered with Garden of Dreams Foundation to gift a brand new Kia Sorento to 17-year-old Jarrell Lara and his parents, Anne and Fernando. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “This is the best Christmas I’ve ever had,” Jarell said, who just won his battle against his rare form of cancer, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, after an 18-month chemotherapy session that put the cancer in remission. “I’m going to go home and re-watch everything from today, and sit in the car.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “He came over and told us he had something for us, and we thought it was a t-shirt or an autograph,” Anne said. “And we went back and it was a car. I broke down and started to cry.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A few days before the gift was given, the family was treated to a $2,000 shopping spree on behalf of the foundation. Anthony showed up and invited the Lara’s to the game. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “To see the expressions on their face and the mom crying. One of the kids wanted to cry, but he held it in. That’s what it’s all about, the Christmas spirit,” Anthony said. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I don’t think you can put that into words,” he said. “To see the expressions on their face and the mom crying. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ While Jarell went through the battle, his family made sacrifices to care for him. His mother quit her job to care for her son and the family had to uproot from Washington Heights to a less expensive place in the Bronx. However, Jarell was still overwhelmed with gratitude at the thoughtful gift. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “It’s a blessing because so many other people have had it worse than me,” he went on. “But for me to get picked is very nice. Especially for him to go out of his way and get a car for me and my family — just amazing.”

BallerificCharity: Carmelo Anthony Gifts a New Car to a Teen Battling Cancer - blogged by: @MsJennyb - ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just ahead of the...

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