Bulls' Joakim Noah fined $15,000 for tirade against officials

Bulls' Joakim Noah fined $15,000 for tirade against officials

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has been slapped with $15,000 a fine for verbally abusing officials, the NBA announced Tuesday.
NBA says official missed Mavs' foul of Minnesota's Love

NBA says official missed Mavs' foul of Minnesota's Love

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The NBA says an official missed a foul on a last-second shot by Kevin Love Monday that could have changed the outcome of the game, a Dallas win over Minnesota.

NBA: Griffin should not have been ejected

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The NBA said Thursday Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin should not have been ejected from Wednesday's game against Golden State.

Warriors' Andrew Bogut, Trail Blazers' Mo Williams suspended one game

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut and Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams Monday each were suspended one game for fighting.
NBA changes Finals playoff format

NBA changes Finals playoff format

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- NBA officials said the format of the NBA Finals will be changed and alternate the home court each of the last four games if the series goes seven games.

76ers interviewing for Thorn's successor

PHILADELPHIA, June 12 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers are interviewing candidates who could replace Rod Thorn, president of basketball operations, sources told the Philadelphia Daily News.
Report: Nets prohibit plane gambling

Report: Nets prohibit plane gambling

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The NBA's New Jersey Nets have restricted gambling among their players on team flights, the New York Times said.
Nets retain Coach Lawrence Frank

Nets retain Coach Lawrence Frank

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 29 (UPI) -- Lawrence Frank will return next season to coach the NBA's New Jersey Nets, a team executive said Wednesday.

Nets get guard Dooling from Magic

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., July 21 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets got guard Keyon Dooling from the Orlando Magic Monday for a trade exception and cash.
Jets get Eduardo Najera and Jarvis Hayes

Jets get Eduardo Najera and Jarvis Hayes

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., July 11 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets Friday announced the acquisition of free-agent forwards Eduardo Najera and Jarvis Hayes.

Jason Kidd angered by media reports

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- New Jersey Nets guard Jason Kidd is angry about reports of his boycott of Wednesday night's game against the New York Knicks.

N.J. Nets sign coach to contract extension

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., July 23 (UPI) -- Lawrence Frank, who has the most wins of any New Jersey Nets coach, signed a contract extension with the NBA team, the Nets announced on Monday.

Robinson traded to NBA's Nets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Swingman Bernard Robinson has been traded from the Charlotte Bobcats to the New Jersey Nets for guard Jeff McInnis and cash considerations.

Nets extend contracts on Krstic, Wright

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets extended the contracts of forward/center Nenad Krstic and guard/forward Antoine Wright through the 2007-2008 season Friday.

Nets sign guard Eddie House

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets have added former Phoenix Suns guard Eddie House to their roster.
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Rodney King "Rod" Thorn (born May 23, 1941, in Princeton, West Virginia) is the president and former general manager of the NBA's New Jersey Nets.

Thorn attracted nationwide attention after a high school basketball career at Princeton High School that saw him average more than 30 points per game as a senior. He was a three-time all-state selection and was a two-time High School All-American. He was also a highly-regarded high school athlete in baseball.

Thorn attended West Virginia University, where he was an All-American guard in basketball, as well as playing three seasons on the WVU baseball team.

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