New York Liberty
Twenty minutes after the New York Liberty finish practice, Isiah Thomas hits the court to work with rookie point guard Brittany Boyd.
Just the idea that it looks logical to Dolan for Thomas to own a women’s basketball team speaks to the disconnect of the obscenely rich and absurdly inept.
Thomas is still the president of the team, and he said in an interview with The Associated Press at the start of the season that the two positions weren’t directly connected.
At a news conference Thomas refused to comment on the protests. A statement from the Garden said the women are misinformed.
Domestic violence, absent marquee players and Isiah Thomas lobbying to become a potential owner have made for a busy WNBA offseason.
The daily fantasy sports gaming site has reached a long-term marketing partnership with Madison Square Garden. The site will have significant brand exposure at the arena.
WNBA President Laurel J. Richie told the AP a few weeks ago that she had hoped to have a decision on Thomas’ ownership application by the start of the season, which begins Friday.
Isiah Thomas says he hasn’t spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February.
The petition is asking the WNBA Board of Governors to take action.
Isiah Thomas knew there would be questions when it was announced two weeks ago that he would be the new president of the New York Liberty.
The woman once at the center of a sexual harassment lawsuit involving Isiah Thomas is criticizing Madison Square Garden for rehiring the former NBA star.
The league is reviewing the hiring of Thomas — once the subject of a sexual harassment lawsuit — as president of the New York Liberty.
Thomas defended his record with the Knicks while at the same time repeatedly attempted to veer the conversation toward his new club, the Liberty, in an interview that had its share of awkward silences.
Even the most inexperienced public relations expert… no, the worst public relations student… no, anyone with a functioning brain would advise him against bringing Isiah Thomas to the WNBA.
Isiah Thomas is once again under the watchful eye of Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan.