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01-25-2006, 11:18 AM
Isiah Thomas team president Isiah Thomas is accused of sexual harassment and discrimination by one of the team's former front-office employees in a federal lawsuit.

Anucha Browne Sanders claims Thomas made unwanted sexual advances toward her and refused to stop, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Thomas and Madison Square Garden are listed as the defendants in the lawsuit, which charges them with sex discrimination and retaliation.

According to the lawsuit, the 43-year-old Browne Sanders sought assistance from her supervisor, Steve Mills, the president of Madison Square Garden Sports, but said Mills didn't do anything about the situation.


01-25-2006, 11:56 AM

01-25-2006, 01:04 PM
how come I have a feeling these are bullshssssss**** charges.

Just a gut feeling on this one.

01-26-2006, 10:53 AM
Isiah Thomas didn't wait for his day in court to start defending himself against a sexual harassment lawsuit. Ignoring legal advice to keep quiet, the New York Knicks president spoke publicly Wednesday about the lawsuit brought against him by a recently fired team executive who said he engaged in "demeaning and repulsive behavior" that team executives refused to address.The suit was filed in federal court Tuesday by Anucha Browne Sanders, the Knicks' former senior vice president of marketing and business operations, and Thomas made clear what he thinks is the motive behind it.

"I will not allow her or anybody, man or woman, to use me as a pawn for their financial gain," he said.


01-28-2006, 12:12 AM
Knicks president Isiah Thomas delivered another strong statement Friday, saying he was never in love with the former team executive that is suing him for sexual harassment.Thomas attacked the allegations made by Anucha Browne Sanders, the Knicks’ former senior vice president of marketing and business operations, in a statement he gave before the Knicks’ game against the Orlando Magic at Madison Square Garden.

Browne Sanders filed a lawsuit Tuesday, saying she was fired last Thursday “for telling the truth” while going through internal channels to stop the harassment. She has accused Thomas of telling her he was “very attracted” to her and “in love” with her and tried to kiss her.