An appeals panel has thrown out ex-New York Knick Latrell Sprewell’s defamation suit against a New York Post sportswriter.

In reversing the lower court, the Appellate Division, 1st Department, held that Sprewell failed to present any evidence that “actual malice” motivated Marc Berman to write that the basketball star may have fractured his finger by accidentally punching a wall during a fight at a party on his yacht.

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