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In the News: NBA Baller Tyreke Evans to Donate $1,000 per Shot to Japan; ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Ends May 25; Jean-Claude Duvalier Hospitalized

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Headlines around the Web

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UBR Morning Post: Learn From Billionaire Bob Johnson

Bonus content on the entrepreneurs and strategies featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

Bonus content on the entrepreneurs and strategies featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

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All Images: GettyThe recent trade of NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets to the New York Knicks has dominated sports discussion and headlines since the moment it happened. Fans of the Knicks are ecstatic that their once proud franchise can now officially return to relevance. Lost in the uproar, however, is the potential economic surge this trade will likely have. Not just for Anthony, who signed a three-year $65 million contract extension as part of the deal, but for the NYC area as well. Former NBA player and now TNT analyst Kenny Smith shares a few of the ways that Anthony�s Big Apple acquisition can change the financial stakes for him, his new team and business owners in the entire tri-state area. —Khalid Salaam

Carmelo Anthony Decoded: The Economics of the Trade

The NBA all-star wasn't the only one to get a big payday signing with the Knicks, small businesses were impacted as well

The recent trade of NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets to the New…

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After Johnson, 52, struggled to find a jean that fit just right, the denim duchess took matters into her own hands, launching CJ by Cookie Johnson, a premium jean enterprise catering to real women with curvaceous figures, in 2009. The wife of basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson aligned herself with the best in the denim business: Michael Glasser, founder of 7 For All Mankind and Citizens of Humanity.  Since starting her line, Johnson has made it onto Oprah’s Favorite Things list for 2009 and is available in Nordstrom’s and Bloomingdale's department stores across the country.

All-Star Basketball Wives: 5 Women Who Score Big in Biz

While their husbands make bank shots on the court, these enterprising brides make business moves you can bank on

All-Star Weekend is in full swing. What other way to celebrate the occasion than with…

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UBR Morning Post: Les Brown on Developing a Winning Mindset for 2011

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This week on The Urban Business Roundtable, UBR Executive Producer TaQuoya Kennedy speaks with master…

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A Lesson from LeBron in Emotional Intelligence

Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert's response to James' exercising control over his NBA career amounts to a flagrant foul

Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage yourself and your emotions, and to understand and…

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Backtalk with Earvin “Magic” Johnson

The entrepreneur and NBA Hall of Famer talks about the mindset necessary to build real wealth

It’s been 14 years since Earvin “Magic” Johnson has donned his No. 32 purple and…

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Michael Jordan’s Purchase of Charlotte Bobcats Approved

Transforming the debt-laden basketball team will require NBA legend's presence and pocketbook

Now that Michael Jordan’s $275 million bid to buy the Charlotte Bobcats from billionaire Robert…

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Arenas, Crittenton Suspended For Rest Of Season

NEW YORK (AP) — Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton were suspended without pay for the…

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Kobe Bryant; DeMar DeRozan

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan chases down a loose ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard…

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In this Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 photo, Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith, back, walks off…

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Mike Miller, Brendan Haywood, Chris Kaman, Rasual Butler

Washington Wizards’ Mike Miller (6) shoots while teammate Brendan Haywood (33) boxes out Los Angeles…

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Rodrigue Beaubois, Jordan Hill

Dallas Mavericks’ Rodrigue Beaubois, left, steals the ball from the New York Knicks’ Jordan Hill…

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Kamen Scores 20 As Clippers Win On The Road

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Kaman scored 20 points and Marcus Camby had 12 points and…

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Chris Kaman, Randy Foye

Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Kaman (35) jumps to defend against Washington Wizards’ Randy Foye (15),…

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Dragic Scores 18 Points In 4th For Suns

PHOENIX (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 18 of his career-high 20 points in the fourth…

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Okur Leads Jazz In Rout Of Nets

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mehmet Okur had 20 points and 11 rebounds and the…

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Nelson Rescues Magic In 106-95 OT Win Over Bobcats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jameer Nelson scored six of his 21 points in overtime and…

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Barbosa To Have Wrist Surgery, Out For A Month

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Leandro Barbosa will have surgery to remove a cyst…

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Rose Scores 32 Points As Bulls Beat Suns 115-104

PHOENIX (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 32 points and the Chicago Bulls shot 51 percent…

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Warriors Lose Ellis, Beat Lowly Nets

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored a career-high 32 points, Corey Maggette added 29…

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Duncan Gets To 20,000 Points But Rockets Top Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Aaron Brooks and Kyle Lowry scored 23 points apiece, and the…

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Iverson Makes No Apologies For All-Star Start

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Allen Iverson makes no apologies for being voted to start in the…

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Ray Allen Recovers From Bad Night With Game-winner

BOSTON (AP) — Ray Allen was just 2 for 13 when he hit a 3-pointer…

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Gasol, 9 Others Donate $1,000 Per Point To Haiti

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol was one of 10 NBA…

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Garnett Returns For Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Garnett is back in the lineup for the Boston Celtics.
The All-Star…

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Cavaliers’ West Breaks Finger On Shooting Hand

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — First, Mo Williams. Then, Delonte West.
With the speed in which Cleveland…

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Bennett Agrees To Pay Former Sonics Fans $1.6M

SEATTLE (AP) — The owners of the Oklahoma City Thunder, formerly the Seattle SuperSonics, have…

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Iverson Voted In; Nash, Duncan Get All-Star Spots

NEW YORK — Allen Iverson was voted to start in the All-Star game Thursday, while…

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Magic Johnson Teams with Aetna

Alliance to help diverse urban communities with healthcare issues

Magic Johnson-Aetna alliance to help diverse urban communities with healthcare issues

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