Team members who attended a university athletic department banquet quietly walked out of the event moments before the season’s award winners were to be introduced. The event continued as planned.
Stan Van Gundy, Isiah Thomas, and Bobby Petrino show we can’t always find solace in our sports, where the ends too often justify the means. And the kind of men we worship as kids too often turn out just like us as adults.
He was brought in to build the Florida International University men’s basketball team into a power. Instead, Isiah Thomas has been fired by FIU after a miserable 8-21 season.
James Dolan is an easy target. He has more negatives I can pile on but I don’t want to bore you. All that being said, he is far from an impossible obstacle to overcome for the Knicks to win a title.
Will there be NBA basketball this season? Who knows. But if the league does tip off in 2011-12, a rehabbed-and-ready Carmelo Anthony will be there for the Knicks.
Knicks cornerstones Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony are planning to headline a charity game featuring some of the NBA’s top players in Miami on Oct. 8.
When the news hit that Donnie Walsh, the president of the Knicks, was stepping down because he couldn’t reach a contract extension agreement with James Dolan, his boss, I was shocked and saddened to say the least.
There’s no way to spin Donnie Walsh’s departure as Knicks president as anything but negative.
Knicks fans can rest easy. According to the New York Post, James Dolan “has given up on the idea of hiring back Isiah Thomas in any capacity.”
Donnie Walsh finally got the Knicks under the cap and back in the playoffs. According to CBSSports.com’s Ken Berger, New York is “considering” handing Walsh a two-year contract extension.
Donnie Walsh doesn’t know if he is wanted back by the Knicks, and apparently now is not the time to ask him about it. “None of your d— business,” Walsh snapped before New York’s 131-109 win over the Utah Jazz.
Frank Isola of the Daily News joined Marc Malusis on Thursday to talk about Isiah Thomas’ alleged involvement in the Carmelo Anthony trade, and what he described as “spin control” by Knicks owner James Dolan.
According to MSG chairman James Dolan, reports that Isiah Thomas was involved in the Knicks’ pursuit of Carmelo Anthony were “a fiction in somebody’s mind.”
There’s no question that Isiah Thomas has James Dolan’s ear. For some unfathomable reason, Dolan still trusts Isiah’s decision making and basketball acumen.
Praise to Donnie Walsh, the Knicks have officially landed Carmelo Anthony!