Billy Hunter was ousted from his job as executive director of the union in a unanimous vote by NBA players who said Saturday they will "no longer be divided, misled, misinformed."
The Hawks will be without All-Star guard Joe Johnson for at least two games, including Friday night's game against the Bucks.
Mild-mannered community activist Albert Knighten found himself in handcuffs last month when police and federal agents raided his home and shut down a pirate radio station he operated out of a spare bedroom. Supporters say his bare-bones operation filled an important niche in a predominantly black section of Fort Myers, a community whose residents often feel overlooked and underserved by commercial radio.
Police say the cousin of New Orleans Hornets guard Willie Green had a blood alcohol level three times Michigan's legal limit at the time of a crash that killed him and the basketball player's sister.
The sister and cousin of New Orleans player Willie Green were killed early Monday when their sport utility vehicle sped from a Detroit area freeway and slammed into a tree a few hours after the Hornets' overtime loss to the Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills.