Earlier in the week, the Pistons front office shot down the notion of Isiah Thomas returning to the team, but that doens’t mean Joe Dumars’ job a GM is safe. This is a “what have you done for me lately” business and for Dumars, that answer is “nothing.” 2004 seems like such a long time […]
2004 seems like forever ago. That was when the Detroit Pistons were NBA Champs, and durnig a time where they made four consecutive Eastern Conference Finals. The architect behind all of that was Joe Dumars, but my how things have changed. Dumars has fallen out of the good graces of fans it seems, as many […]
It's no secret that Detroit Pistons general manager Joe Dumars is on thin ice. He may have built the team that reached six consecutive conference titles between 2003 and 2008 (including the 2003-04 NBA champions), but he also assembled...Show More Summary
Michael Musto speaks to Zeke Thomas, the gay son of NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas in an OUT magazine interview. Zeke is a DJ who has been chosen to play the NBA All-Star Game in February. Said Zeke to...
Gay athletes are coming out at record pace. However, the kids of legendary NBA greats are leading the way toward increasing recognition in professional sports. Following Michael Jordan's daugher Jasmine... Read Full Post
I came out in 2008, my sophomore year at college. My parents like to say they always knew I was gay. I came out to them, and they were very accepting. I always knew they would be accepting. Growing up, I had gay uncles, like every kid in America. I never was so scared that […]
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They may share little more in common than the name Lord, but Isiah Lord Thomas (his given name), the much-maligned general manager and coach of the New York Knicks, and Al Lord, the oft-criticized Chief Executive Officer and former Chairman of Sallie Mae, are sitting on seats hot enough to make Mount St. Show More Summary
Local amateur musician James Dolan is not known for his warm and fuzzy relationship with the press—reporters are more likely than not to say it's miserable trying to report on the Knicks under Dolan's iron fist. But Dolan sat down for a rare one-on-one interview with the Post today to talk about The Eagles. Show More Summary
The New York Knicks built a reputation of making questionable draft picks in the last decade or so. Some of that can be credited to former general manager and head coach Isiah Thomas. Some of it occured under different leadership. One...Show More Summary
Who knew MuchMusic’s Rap City would one day become a great archival source for NBA interviews?
Isiah Thomas once said if he, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and Larry Bird were put in a room together and told to battle it out, Bird would be the one [...]
For the first time in what seems like an eternity, there’s been a sense of normalcy within the Knicks organization. What transpired under Isiah Thomas’ watch is a distant memory now and there’s no more musical chairs with the coaches. In fairness to Isiah however, D’Antoni wasn’t under his watch and he failed too. But [...]
The modern Knicks have had to deal with controversies like Honey Nut Cheerios trash talking, Linsanity, James Dolan's musical career, and the disastrous Isiah Thomas years. But all of that seems relatively quaint and cuddly comparedShow More Summary
Let's not forget two things. Let's remember that it's probably wise not to put too much weight on a report, from Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports, that Isiah Thomas is among the candidates being considered as the next executive director of the NBA Players Association. Show More Summary
The NBA Players Association has narrowed its search to replace former executive director Billy Hunter down to four, according to Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports. Isiah Thomas and former NBA coach and league executive Stu Jackson are among...Show More Summary
The New York Knicks have not always made great basketball decisions. But this past season, I forgot all about the Isiah Thomas era and how awful the team’s front office had been for past decade. Those recollections of inadequacy were replaced with a hopeful outlook toward the future of the franchise. Show More Summary
Indiana basketball is known for producing plenty of NBA talent. Isiah Thomas, Calbert Cheaney, Alan Henderson and Eric Gordon are just a few of the many Hoosiers that have made it to the next level. In this week's upcoming NBA Draft, two more Hoosiers, Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller will make the leap to the NBA. Show More Summary
The worst-case scenario is Isiah Thomas, of course. But the worst-case scenario in everything is generally Isiah Thomas. Hiring a Hall of Fame point guard as a coach, despite how difficult it can be for those with a great playmaker's...Show More Summary
The irony of these allegations is that as a graduate student in education and sport I am acutely aware of the importance of academics in the lives of athletes. As a coach I made it my mission to educate and guide my student athletes' academic lives.