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Pacers' Copeland expected in town, but not at Thunder game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Pacers coach Frank Vogel says forward Chris Copeland will be in Indianapolis on Sunday night but won't attend the game between Oklahoma City and Indiana. Copeland was stabbed in the elbow and abdomen outside a New York nightclub early Wednesday morning. He had surgery in New York and stayed behind as his teammates traveled to Detroit for Friday's game. Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Antic: We weren't with Copeland at time of stabbing

ATLANTA -- Pero Antic says he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub. Antic and Sefolosha were at the scene early Wednesday. They were charged with obstructing authorities and disorderly conduct and were released without bail. Antic, speaking for the first time Friday about...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Antic says he and Sefolosha were not with Copeland

ATLANTA (AP) Pero Antic says he and Atlanta Hawks teammate Thabo Sefolosha were not with Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland when Copeland was stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub. Antic and Sefolosha were at the scene early Wednesday. They were charged with obstructing authorities and disorderly conduct and were released without bail. Antic, speaking for the first time Friday...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' Copeland listed in stable condition, issues apology

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland apologized Thursday for making a "bad choice" by staying out too late before a game and promised to work hard to make a full recovery after he was stabbed outside a New York nightclub. The team said Copeland is in stable condition following surgery on his abdomen and left elbow. The Pacers say there is no timetable for Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspect charged with assault in stabbing of Pacers' Copeland

NEW YORK -- A 22-year-old man has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the stabbing of Indianapolis Pacers player Chris Copeland outside a New York City nightclub. Shevoy Bleary was arraigned Thursday in Manhattan criminal court. His lawyer had no immediate comment on the charges. Authorities say Bleary was outside the 1Oak Club early Wednesday when he...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspect charged with assault in NBA player's stabbing

NEW YORK (AP) A 22-year-old man has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the stabbing of Indianapolis Pacers player Chris Copeland outside a New York City nightclub. Shevoy Bleary was arraigned Thursday in Manhattan criminal court. His lawyer had no immediate comment on the charges. Authorities say Bleary was outside the 1Oak Club early Wednesday when...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha suffers broken leg during arrest

Thabo Sefolosha suffered a season-ending injury the night he was arrested during an incident at a New York club that saw three people stabbed, including Pacers forward Chris Copeland. Sefolosha and Atlanta Hawks teammate Pero Antic were arrested for resisting arrest and making it difficult for officers to set up a crime scene after the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Thabo Sefolosha Broke His Ankle During Police Arrest And Is Reportedly Out For The Season

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha season is reportedly over. The Hawks player reportedly suffered a broken ankle while he was being arrested for interfering with a police investigation into the stabbing of Pacers’ forward Chris Copeland at a New York night club early Wednesday morning. Atlanta's Thabo Sefolosha has been diagnosed with a broken ankle Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers-Pistons Preview

The Indiana Pacers have used defense and rebounding to move closer to a playoff spot, but they relied on offense to win their most recent meeting with the Detroit Pistons. The Pacers will try to further boost their postseason hopes Friday night by earning another victory over their Central Division rivals. Indiana (35-43) has yielded an average of 83.0 points in three consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers’ Chris Copeland Apologizes For ‘Bad Choice’ Leading To Stabbing

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland apologized for making a “bad choice” and promised to work toward a full recovery after being stabbed outside a New York nightclub early Wednesday. The team provided an update Thursday, saying Copeland is in stable condition following surgery on his abdomen and left elbow. The Pacers say there is...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' Copeland apologizes, in stable condition after stabbing

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland is apologizing for making a ''bad choice'' and promised to work toward a full recovery after being stabbed outside a New York nightclub early Wednesday. The team provided an update Thursday, saying Copeland is in stable condition following surgery on his abdomen and left elbow. The Pacers say there is no timetable for Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Copeland apologizes for being out late at time of stabbing

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland reportedly is in stable condition following surgery after sustaining stab wounds to his abdomen and left elbow stemming from an incident outside of New York nightclub 1 Oak early Wednesday morning. While Copeland is a victim in the incident, he nevertheless decided to issue a statement apologizing for putting himself...Read More The post Chris...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' Copeland issues apology, listed in stable condition

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland is apologizing for making a ''bad choice'' and promised to work toward a full recovery after being stabbed outside a New York nightclub early Wednesday. The team provided an update Thursday, saying Copeland is in stable condition following surgery on his abdomen and left elbow. The Pacers say there is no timetable for Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Copeland to remain in ICU for 2-3 days

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland is recovering in a New York hospital’s intensive care unit after he was stabbed Wednesday morning. Copeland released a statement to ESPN’s Josina Anderson: “I just want to thank everyone for their well wishes and prayers. I’m overwhelmed with the outpouring of support. I look forward to coming back stronger than ever. Thank you...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers smash Knicks but playoff hopes fading

Good thing the Knicks such so bad. Just hours after news broke that Chris Copeland was stabbed outside a New York night club, the Pacers regrouped and thumped the Knicks 102-86 to keep their playoff hopes alive. Paul George netted 10 points in 16 minutes in his second game back, but shot just 2-7 from the field and needed 5 of 6 free throws to get to double digits. George Hill led...
Via Pacers Pulse
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers maintain relevancy in playoff race with win over Knicks

NEW YORK -- The Indiana Pacers stayed close to the final Eastern Conference playoff spot when they defeated the New York Knicks 102-86 on Wednesday night. George Hill led the Pacers (35-43) with 20 points. Roy Hibbert had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The win tied the Pacers with the Miami Heat, one game off the final playoff spot behind the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers cruise past Knicks

  The Indiana Pacers stayed close to the final Eastern Conference playoff spot when they defeated the New York Knicks 102-86 on Wednesday night. George Hill led the Pacers (35-43) with 20 points. Roy Hibbert had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The win tied the Pacers with the Miami Heat, one game off the final playoff spot behind the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: Pacers' Copeland stabbed outside NYC nightclub

NEW YORK -- Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his girlfriend and another woman were stabbed early Wednesday following an argument on the street near a Manhattan nightclub that also led to the arrest of two Atlanta Hawks players, authorities said. The violence erupted just before 4 a.m. outside 1Oak Club, a trendy Chelsea spot where celebs such as Justin Bieber and Snoop Dogg...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Copeland Stabbing Shocked Former Pacers Teammate Evan Turner

News of Chris Copeland’s stabbing early Wednesday morning came as a surprise to many around the NBA, including Boston Celtics guard Evan Turner. “That was psycho, man,” Turner said of his former Indiana Pacers teammate, via MassLive.com. “I’m glad he’s doing alright.” The two were not teammates for long — Turner played just 27 games with the Pacers before joining...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Antic, Sefolosha released from custody after arrests

NEW YORK -- Two Atlanta Hawks players have been released after their arrest on charges they blocked officers from setting up a crime scene following the stabbing of a fellow NBA player. Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha were arrested early Wednesday outside the club 1Oak in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. Police say they tried to stop officers after Indiana Pacers player Chris Copeland...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Forward Chris Copeland Stabbed Outside New York Nightclub

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland was injured following a stabbing outside of a New York City nightclub early Wednesday morning.  Via the Daily News: According to the sources, Copeland and Katrine Saltara, 28, began arguing on the street after leaving the Chelsea hot spot. Another patron, 22-year-old Shezoy Bleary, inserted himself into the dispute. Bleary then pulled a knife...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers’ Chris Copeland and wife stabbed in NYC

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and his wife were stabbed outside of a New York City nightclub early Wednesday morning, according to a report from Rocco Parascandola of the New York Daily News. Copeland’s attacker and two players from the Atlanta Hawks, Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic were arrested following the incident. Sefolosha and Antic were […]
Via Full Scale Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Copeland, Wife Stabbed Outside Manhattan Nightclub

Chris Copeland, his wife and another woman were stabbed early Wednesday morning outside a Manhattan nightclub. Copeland was stabbed in the abdomen, and his wife, Katrine Saltara, was stabbed in the arm and slashed across the breast and backside, according to police. The Pacers are in New York to play the Knicks on Wednesday night. "We are aware that Chris Copeland was injured early...
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alleged details of Chris Copeland's stabbing emerge

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland did nothing to antagonize his attacker or instigate a fight before he was stabbed outside a nightclub in New York City early Wednesday morning, at least according to one report. Jared Zwerling of Bleacher Report has provided more of the alleged details from the incident that resulted in Copeland being...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Players Stabbed, Arrested in NY Nightclub Altercation

Last night at 1 OAK nightclub in Manhattan, Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland was stabbed in the stomach and two players from the Atlanta Hawks, Thabo Sefaloshoa and Pero Antic were arrested and charged with trying to prevent police from […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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