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Former Knicks forward Charles Oakley arrested after altercation at Clippers-Knicks game

Former Knicks forward Charles Oakley arrested after altercation at Clippers-Knicks game

Former New York Knicks forward Charles Oakley was removed from his seat in Madison Square Garden by security personnel and arrested after an altercation during the first quarter of the Clippers’ 119-115 victory over the Knicks on Wednesday night.

Oakley, 53, got into the altercation near Knicks owner James Dolan, pushing several people in the face. He then started pushing security personnel repeatedly before they were able to get him out of the stands.

Knicks President Phil Jackson tried to calm Oakley.

“Charles Oakley came to the game tonight and behaved in a highly inappropriate and completely abusive manner. He has been ejected and is currently being arrested by the...

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