Found September 08, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Isiah Thomas will not go away. The New York Post reports that the Hall of Famer player and former Knicks coach/GM met with Knicks owner James Dolan for a business meeting on Friday.
Ready to cringe, Knicks fans? It sounds like Isiah wants back in with the organization.
The Post reports that the meeting between Dolan and Thomas took place two days after MSG’s president resigned. While Thomas may not be aiming for the vacant position, the former president reportedly was against the Knicks rehiring Isiah, so that could explain the timing of the meeting.
Thomas was fired by Florida International in April after three unsuccessful seasons as the basketball team’s head coach. He coached the Knicks to back-to-back dismal seasons from 2006-2008 when they went 56-108. That poor stint as a coach was preceded by three years as a Knicks exec in which the team had the second-worst record and highest payroll in the league, a truly rare feat. On top of all that, Thomas cost his company over $11 ...
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The New York Knicks reportedly have offered former head coach and team president Isiah Thomas an unspecified job with the organization.
One hundred years from now, hopefully a team of psychologists conduct an exhaustive study examining what makes Jim Dolan so infatuated with Isiah Thomas. I will never understand the dynamics of their relationship, and can point toward nothing I could even use as a reason for why Dolan so desperately wants Thomas involved with his Knicks.
It is worth noting that I have personally...
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According to a source close to the former Knicks president, Thomas and Garden chairman James Dolan have had numerous discussions about a position in the organization, but Thomas has been reluctant to accept the...
Former New York Knicks coach and president Isiah Thomas has been offered a position with the team, but is reluctant to return. A report in the New York Daily News on Sunday cited sources close to Thomas that he has had discussions with Knicks owner James Dolan to return to the team in a management capacity. Thomas was fired as the Knicks' coach following the 2007-08 season...
Alright Knicks fans there is good news and bad news in this Isiah Thomas report from Frank Isola of the NY Daily News.
The good news is that Knicks owner James Dolan has reportedly prodded Isiah Thomas to take a position with the organization, but Isiah has refused. Which should be music to Knicks fans ears, even though it’s widely known that Thomas is in Dolan’s ear 24/7.
In the wake of MSG sports president, Scott O’Neils resignation, New York Knicks owner, James Dolan meets with former Knicks coach/president,Isiah Thomas.
Isiah has been lobbying with the Knicks organization since being let go by the Florida International basketball coach last spring. It’s been reported that O’Neil was opposed to Thomas re-joining the Knicks in any form...