Alonzo Mourning

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Ben Carson Visits Housing Complex, Gets Stuck in Elevator

Fire crew had to pry the doors open

(Newser) - The Miami leg of Ben Carson's national listening tour started with a glitch. The housing secretary got stuck in an elevator after a visit Wednesday to the rooftop of the Courtside Family Apartments, a complex co-developed by former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning and his nonprofit AM Affordable Housing,... More »

Obama, NBA Stars Play Hoops for Troops

'Wounded warriors' watch; reporters boxed out

(Newser) - President Obama played basketball today with a constellation of NBA stars and a ringer from the national champion UConn women's team. Service members injured in action and participants in the White House mentoring program watched, but the press pool waited outside, the Washington Post reports. Retired stars Magic Johnson and... More »

Pacers Smother 76ers, 112-85

Kings master Bucks; Hawks cool Heat, as knee blowout may end Mourning's career

(Newser) - Resurgent guard Jamaal Tinsley sat out, but the Pacers' play at the point didn't lose a beat with Marquis Daniels springing for a season-high 26 points. Jermaine O'Neal added 19 and five blocks, and Philadelphia's 55-39 edge in rebounding was more than offset by a 35% rate from the floor.... More »

Heat Cool Off, Jazz Take Control 110-101

Wade alone is no match for terrible trio of Williams, Boozer, Okur

(Newser) - Together, Deron Williams, Carlos Boozer, and Mehmet Okur accounted for 73 of Utah's points in last night's 110-101 outpacing of the Heat. Williams added 15 assists, Boozer grabbed 15 rebounds, and Okur, a center, nailed four of five three-pointers to bust open an 87-87 tie, reports the Miami Herald. More »

Zo Sticks It Out for 15th Season

Miami agrees on $2.75M for 37-year-old's final round

(Newser) - Alonzo Mourning will play his 15h and last NBA season next year, he announced after a charity game yesterday. The 37-year-old will make $2.75 million for his outro with the Heat, a team he thinks will make a strong bid for a 2008 championship. Mourning put up 8.6... More »

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