Thomas Lands College Coaching Gig

Former Knicks coach signs 5-year contract
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 14, 2009 1:37 PM CDT
Thomas Lands College Coaching Gig
New York Knicks coach Isiah Thomas smiles during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New Jersey Nets, Dec. 5, 2007.   (AP Photo)

Isiah Thomas will coach men’s basketball at Florida International University, the Miami Herald reports, with the Hall of Fame player signing a 5-year contract. “Coming back to the college game has always been a dream of mine,” said Thomas, 47, fired last year after a disastrous stint as coach and executive with the New York Knicks.
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