James Dolan Rumors
Carmelo Anthony: Thank you to All My Fans who supported me through Thick and Thin. And those who continued to support The Knicks regardless of the outcome. Thank You to Jim Dolan and the Knicks organization and all the hardworking people that don’t get the credit they deserve. And most importantly, Thank you to the City of New York for allowing me to represent OUR city. 7eace be with you
Ian Begley: Madison Square Garden’s statement in response to Charles Oakley’s civil suit: “This is a frivolous lawsuit and nothing more than another attempt by Mr. Oakley to garner attention. We will deal with this accordingly.”
Former New York Knicks great Charles Oakley is preparing to file a civil suit in response to a February run-in with security at Madison Square Garden and the incident’s aftermath, sources familiar with the matter told ESPN. Oakley’s civil suit is expected to be filed shortly, per sources. Oakley hinted at the possibility of taking civil action against Dolan when he accepted a deal to have charges stemming from the incident dismissed. It is unclear if the civil suit will specifically target James Dolan, the owner of Madison Square Garden and the Knicks, or the larger entity of Madison Square Garden.
Thomas was asked if he still gives Dolan advice on the Knicks. Though Mills and Thomas famously worked together once, their relationship deteriorated in the wake of the Anucha Browne Sanders sexual harassment suit. “I’m involved with the Liberty,’’ said Thomas, in Vegas promoting his new champagne. “I talk to him about the Liberty. I don’t talk to him about the Knicks. I respect authority and lines of authority. It would be inappropriate of me and not respectful of me to whoever’s in that job to voice my opinion about the Knicks – froma personnel or strategic standing. That’s’s not my place. I have to respect those lines of authority.’’
One season after his team won the NBA championship, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been voted the next-to-worst owner in the league in an online poll. In the poll by HoopsHype, a website devoted to NBA basketball, Gilbert beat only James Dolan of the New York Knicks, and Dolan might only beat Ted Stepien, were he still around.
Jackson is no longer around to try to goad him into demanding a trade, but Anthony swatted away an opportunity to gloat. “I thought it was a business decision,” Anthony said of Jackson’s dismissal. Knicks owner James Dolan has “got to run his organization.”