If a course entitled “Front Office Management In Professional Sports” is offered at Cal Berkeley, keep an eye out for Isiah Thomas sitting at the head of the class.
The former Detroit Piston and 12-time NBA All-Star turned NBA executive with the New York Knicks is enrolled at Cal as a graduate student and is about 10 units short of finishing his master’s degree at the Cal school of education.
“First day of class. UC Berkeley. 10 credits away from my masters!”, Thomas tweeted on Wednesday as he returned to school.
It will actually be the second college campus Thomas has been associated with over the last five months after “Zeke” was dismissed back in April as head coach at Florida International University after three seasons.
The Basketball Hall of Fame point guard and coach (who can forget his time with the Indiana Pacers and eventually the New York Knicks) compiled a 26-65.
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