Report: New York Knicks Have Permanently BANNED Charles Oakley From MSG; Can’t Even Buy a Ticket

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Two days ago, former New York Knicks enforcer Charles Oakley had the sports world stunned when he got into a physical altercation with security at MSG during a Knicks-Clippers game, resulting in him being carried out of the arena.

He was then arrested and charged with 3 counts of assault and criminal trespassing. On Friday, the Knicks announced that he would be banned from MSG for life.


“ESPN Radio’s Michael Kay reported on Friday that Oakley will be banned for life from MSG “even if he buys a ticket.” Kay’s announcement came a half hour before Knicks owner James Dolan was to appear on his show.

Dolan and Oakley have been involved in a long feud, and Oakley’s altercation with Garden security on Wednesday appears to be the final straw.

Earlier in the day, the ex-Knicks star said he would not attend Friday night’s Knicks-Nuggets game. It is the team’s first game since Oakley was arrested after a scuffle with MSG security.

“I probably will go around to a sports bar and drink some. … They say I’m an alcoholic, so I might have to start drinking some wine — wine’s not alcohol,”Oakley told ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” on Friday morning.

“I’m gonna cheer ’em on and hope they can get back on track and make a run and make the playoffs. My story’s going to be the same, and I don’t care what they’re trying to say. If I can rob a bank in four minutes, I’m going to try to rob the bank instead of going to the Garden.”

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