Charles Oakley Says NBA Now Hard To Watch; Universe Dies Of Irony

Charles Oakley, a slick passer and midrange jump-shooting specialist who nevertheless is talked about (by himself and others) as though he were the NBA's Cosa Nostra liaison and carried a goddamn shiv in his sock, tells Canadian media* that he isn't super keen on today's NBA. "It's hard to watch," he says. "The guys… »3/15/15 2:19pm3/15/15 2:19pm


Charles Oakley Says James Dolan Won't Even Look Him In The Eye

Former Knicks player Charles Oakley went on the Boomer & Carton show today to talk about the stuff cranky old basketball players love to talk about: How the game just isn't the same anymore, and how today's players are too damn soft. Once those topics had been exhausted, though, Oakley went on to talk about his… »2/11/15 3:57pm2/11/15 3:57pm

Charles Oakley And Anthony Mason Had Some Profane Opinions On Those Awful Raptors Jerseys

Flash back to the '95-96 season, when the Toronto Raptors entered the NBA wearing their cartoon dinosaur jersey. (It's incredible that this was only 16 years ago, and someone thought these were okay. I mean, they were mocked at the time, but not enough. Not enough.) A former Raps employee recalls a ceremony held… »2/01/12 4:35pm2/01/12 4:35pm

Older Charles Oakley Responds To Violence With Lawsuits Instead Of Fists

Former Knicks/Bulls/Wizards/Raptors/Rockets enforcer and current Charlotte Bobcats assistant coach Charles Oakley is suing the Aria hotel-casino at MGM's CityCenter complex in Vegas because security delivered onto him a "gang-style beat down" when he tried to get into the VIP-pool area. This allegedly happened… »5/15/11 12:45pm5/15/11 12:45pm

Charles Oakley Can Have Fun Without Michael Jordan, Apparently

A reader who was partying in Vegas this weekend — for the record, we have never partied in Vegas; we don't think our heart could take it — ended up spending the evening with a shirtless Charles Oakley. We are pretty certain we won't look that good shirtless when we're 73. A full set of photos from the night after… »6/18/08 3:40pm6/18/08 3:40pm