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Reaction to WNBA Liberty hiring of Isiah Thomas as President with SNY's Michelle Yu

Tuesday, Madison Square Garden announced that former Knicks President, Coach & NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas was named the new President of the New York Liberty of the WNBA.  

Thomas was president of the Knicks from 2003-2008 and coach of the team from 2006-2008.  He was involved in a sexual harrassment lawsuit that resulted in paying a former employee $11.5 million in a settlement.  The media focus was mostly on how his hiring affects the New York Knicks.  I thought that it was offensive that Thomas could be a President of a women's franchise.

Michelle Yu is an anchor/reporter at SNY.  She was very insightful in her reaction to this hiring both from a media perspective as well as her place in women's sports.  

Follow Michelle on Twitter @michelleyutv.

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