Clippers Looking to Snip Isiah Thomas From FIU? Update: Nope

Isiah Thomas hasn't even spent a full year at FIU, but the school's men's basketball coach and NBA legend could be headed back to the NBA. Reports have surfaced that the long-suffering Los Angeles Clippers have put Thomas near the top of their list to replace recently fired coach Mike Dunleavy.

Thomas hasn't worked magic with the Golden Panthers. They have a 7-18 record, and his previous stints as a coach in the NBA have left much to be desired. However, the Clippers don't exactly come with high expectations.

FoxNews.com reports the Clippers have not only reached out about the coaching job but also would offer Thomas the positions of general manger and president. That's a lot of power, and presumably a lot of pay, to pass up.

Update: Two senion Clippers officials told ESPN that the story is ridiculous

"I can't deny it more strongly," the source told ESPN. "We haven't called him and we're not planning on calling him."

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