Insane Video Shows Charles Oakley Fighting Madison Square Garden Security at the Knicks' Game Leading to His Arrest

Charles Oakley

Insane Video Shows Charles Oakley Fighting Madison Square Garden Security at the Knicks' Game Leading to His Arrest

And everyone from LeBron James to Reggie Miller gave respect to the team's former forward.

Published February 9, 2017

It was the most fight the New York Knicks showed at Madison Square Garden in years. Too bad it came from a former Knicks great and not a current player.

During the first quarter of the Knicks-Los Angeles Clippers game last night, Charles Oakley was arrested and charged with three counts of assault after fighting with Garden security near team owner James Dolan

Following his release from the NYPD's Midtown South Precinct just past midnight, Oakley insisted that he didn't do anything wrong, denying an ESPN report that police sources said he was yelling comments toward Dolan before the owner had security escort him out, leading to the scrap.

Is that how you treat a player who gave his heart and soul to the Knicks from 1988-1998?

Well, let's just say the likes of LeBron James, Spike Lee and Reggie Miller do not think so.

Here is the video of Oakley putting hands on Garden security and the outrage it caused from some of the aforementioned people and fans.

  1. Charles Oakley Ain't The One To Test

    He was the Knicks enforcer for a decade strong for a reason.

  2. Stephen A. Smith Tried To Shed Light About What May Have Sparked This Altercation

    As the ESPN personality stated, Oakley point blank doesn't like Dolan, further fueling the altercation between him and Garden security.

  3. Oakley Tried To Give His Side of Things
  4. The Knicks Had A Different Take

    Hmm ...

  5. LeBron James Repped For Cleveland native Oakley For The Gram

    Mood!! #Legend

    A photo posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on

    The fact that Knicks' fans were chanting "Oakley! Oakley!" while he was getting escorted out of the Garden solidifies his "Legend" hash-tag that King James used.

  6. Spike Lee Thinks It's Time For Knicks President Phil Jackson to Go

    The legendary director told ESPN that "I'll pack Phil's bags for him," referring to Knicks president Phil Jackson and the franchise's overall state of dysfunction.

    Lee added, "I think I still believe in Carmelo [Anthony], but Phil Jackson is making it very difficult for him."

  7. But Fans Are Still Eager To Hear Lee's Thoughts About The Knicks' Treatment of Oak

    They're bound to be epic.

  8. Even former Knicks' rival Reggie Miller gave Oak his props

    Gotta give respect when and where it's due.

  9. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers and Oakley's Former Knicks' Teammate Chimed In

    But he did have a front-and-center seat to see it all unfold from the Clippers' bench.

  10. Some Food For Thought From Lil' Duval


  11. Oak Has Been That Guy For A While

    Not the one to try then ... and still now.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)


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