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Monday / September 26.
  • Former Syracuse Star Adjusting to NBA

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    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Andy Rautins hoped to celebrate his 24th birthday Tuesday night by playing against the Orlando Magic at Madison Square Garden and then going out on the town with friends and family.

    Instead, the contest was postponed when asbestos-related material fell into the arena during maintenance work. Garden officials have since announced that the Knicks will host the Washington Wizards Friday as scheduled.

    With no game to play Tuesday, Rautins had the night clear to enjoy a birthday dinner with his stepmother, fellow rookie Landry Fields and other friends.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.