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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 30, 2013.
By United Press International
Basketball Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas set to earn master's degree

Basketball Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas set to earn master's degree

BERKELEY, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas will add a master's degree, earned at the University of California, Berkeley, to his resume in May.

NBA: Dallas 117, Sacramento 112 (OT)

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Shawn Marion and O.J. Mayo both hit two free throws in the last 22 seconds of overtime Thursday to wrap up a wild 117-112 Dallas victory over Sacramento.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, April 30, 2012.
By United Press International

Richard Pitino named FIU coach

MIAMI, April 16 (UPI) -- Richard Pitino, son of Louisville Coach Rick Pitino, Monday was named the men's basketball coach at Florida International University.

FIU fires Thomas as basketball coach

MIAMI, April 6 (UPI) -- Former NBA player and coach Isiah Thomas was fired Friday as men's basketball coach at Florida International University.

Isiah Thomas calls off Knicks job

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Former New York Knicks president and coach Isiah Thomas said Wednesday he won't be returning to the NBA team as a consultant.

Mother of NBA great Isiah Thomas dies

CHICAGO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Mary Thomas, mother of Florida International University basketball Coach Isiah Thomas, has died at age 87, weeks after she had a heart attack, the school said.

Report: Alex Legion transfers to Fla. Int.

MIAMI, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Former Illinois guard Alex Legion will transfer to Florida International to play for Coach Isiah Thomas.
Report: Thomas 'hurt' by Magic's comments

Report: Thomas 'hurt' by Magic's comments

MIAMI, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Former NBA great Isiah Thomas says he is "hurt" by comments made by Magic Johnson in a new book, Sports Illustrated reported.
Thomas to give year's salary to school

Thomas to give year's salary to school

MIAMI, April 15 (UPI) -- A Florida International official said Wednesday new men's basketball coach Isiah Thomas is donating his first-year's salary to the university.
Isiah Thomas named Fla. Int'l Univ. coach

Isiah Thomas named Fla. Int'l Univ. coach

MIAMI, April 14 (UPI) -- Florida International University Tuesday has selected former NBA star Isiah Thomas to be its men's basketball coach.
Report: Police found Thomas not breathing

Report: Police found Thomas not breathing

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The New York Daily News reported Thursday that former Knicks Coach Isiah Thomas was not breathing when police reached his home last week.

Report: Isiah Thomas hospitalized after OD

PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Former New York Knicks president and head coach Isiah Thomas was taken to a hospital after overdosing on prescription drugs, sources say.
Reports: Confusion about Isiah Thomas

Reports: Confusion about Isiah Thomas

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- There were conflicting reports Friday about whether former New York Knicks Coach Isiah Thomas was being treated for a drug overdose.
Mike D'Antoni hired to coach N.Y. Knicks

Mike D'Antoni hired to coach N.Y. Knicks

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Phoenix Suns Coach Mike D'Antoni is leaving after four-plus seasons to accept a similar job with the New York Knicks.

Knicks fire Coach Isiah Thomas

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- The New York Knicks fired Coach Isiah Thomas Friday, two days after a disastrous 23-59 season, good for last place in the Atlantic Division.

NBA: Indiana 132, New York 123

INDIANAPOLIS, April 16 (UPI) -- Mike Dunleavy equaled a career-high Wednesday with 36 points that carried the Indiana Pacers past the hapless New York Knicks 132-123.

NBA: Memphis 130, New York 114

MEMPHIS, April 2 (UPI) -- A 23-point effort off the bench by Javaris Crittenton Wednesday paced Memphis to a 130-114 whipping of New York.

Walsh takes over as Knicks president

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- Donnie Walsh, who has been with the Indiana Pacers 23 years, was named president of the struggling New York Knicks Wednesday.
Chris Webber retires from NBA

Chris Webber retires from NBA

OAKLAND, Calif., March 26 (UPI) -- Chris Webber, who averaged more than 20 points a game during his 15-year NBA career, announced his retirement from the NBA Wednesday.

Isiah Thomas's son faces alcohol charge

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The teenage son of New York Knicks coach Isiah Thomas, a student at Indiana University, has been charged with underage drinking, a report said.

NBA: Toronto 99, New York 90

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh gave Toronto a quick start, scoring 13 of his 40 points in the first period Friday, sending the Raptors sailing past New York 99-90.

NBA: Houston 101, New York 92

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Yao Ming scored 36 points Wednesday and Rafer Alston sparked a fourth-quarter run that boosted Houston to a 101-92 win over New York.

Marbury misses another Knicks game

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- New York point guard Stephon Marbury watched the Knicks' game against Chicago Sunday in street clothes.
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