Chris Copeland RUMORS & NEWS

  • NBA's Chris Copeland Sues NYC Club Over Stabbing

    New York Post "Chris Copeland is suing the Chelsea hotspot 1Oak where he was stabbed last year after arguing with a fellow club-goer. Copeland was partying at the W. 17th Street nightclub on April 8, 2015 with fellow NBA player Thabo Sefolosha when he got into an argument with Shevoy Bleary-Murdock as he was..." April 08

  • 91d
    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Orlando has waived forward Chris Copeland after claiming him to reach salary cap floor, sources tell The Vertical. He'll pursue new deal.

  • 96d
    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Bucks have released F Chris Copeland, league source tells @clevelanddotcom.

  • Bucks Forward Chris Copeland Discusses His Summer Externship With Facebook

    Uproxx "It’s been a pretty big summer for Chris Copeland. Not necessarily because he did anything notable on the basketball court – although he recently agreed to a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks – but because Copeland spent part of his summer doing a summer externship with Facebook. Copeland..." July 25

  • 309d
    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Free agent F Chris Copeland had a strong workout & visit with Bucks today, but SA & OKC still in mix, source said. Jason Kidd an ex-teammate

  • 311d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Milwaukee indeed finalizing a deal with Chris Copeland to add him to Bucks' bench. Deal on course for completion this week

  • 414d
    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    Per a source close to the situation, Chris Copeland is in ICU after surgery. The knife punctured his diaphragm. His elbow wrapped heavily

  • Vogel on Copeland: 'I agree it was a bad choice'

    Indianapolis Star "As his Indiana Pacers moved on to the next stop on their road trip, Chris Copeland remained hospitalized in New York City on Thursday, recovering from surgery. Copeland released a statement through the team, expressing regret for being out early Wednesday morning when the incident in which he..." April 09

  • Chris Copeland apologizes for being out late, which is completely unnecessary

    Pro Basketball Talk "Pacers forward Chris Copeland was stabbed between 3 and 4 a.m. Wednesday morning outside a New York nightclub. He suffered wounds serious enough to require surgery, reportedly even going to the ICU afterward. He is the victim. Yet, he’s also apologizing. Pacers release: Chris Copeland..." April 09

  • Copeland recovering from stabbing, 'overwhelmed with the outpouring of support'

    The Score "Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland is laid up in a New York City hospital's intensive care unit, recovering from knife wounds to his abdomen, left hand and left elbow, as well as a reported elbow fracture. Copeland suffered the injuries when he was attacked outside a Chelsea nightclub early..." April 09

  • Pacers' Copeland suffered punctured diaphragm in attack

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland suffered a puncture to his diaphragm and remained in an intensive care unit on Wednesday. A source close to the situation told the Indianapolis Star that Copeland remained stabilized at Bellevue Hospital in New York. Copeland underwent surgery for injuries..." April 09

  • 415d
    Jared Zwerling @JaredZwerling

    I'm told Chris Copeland is still in surgery at this time. Updates later today.

  • 415d
    Jared Zwerling @JaredZwerling

    Copeland didn't get into a fight. His female friend (not wife) helped ward off attacker. Cope got stabbed and broke left elbow. Surgery now.

  • Pacers Chris Copeland, wife stabbed; two Hawks arrested in aftermath

    New York Daily News "A former member of the New York Knicks now playing for the Indiana Pacers was stabbed in the abdomen — and his wife slashed — during an argument at 1 OAK club in Chelsea early Wednesday, cop sources said. Chris Copeland’s attacker was arrested, and two members of the Atlanta Hawks, Pero Antić..." April 08

  • Source: Knicks, Pacers talked J.R. Smith-Chris Copeland deal

    New York Post "One of president Phil Jackson’s big decisions this season is whether to trade J.R. Smith, and the club had recent conversations with the Pacers regarding ex-Knick Chris Copeland, according to a league source. The 6-foot-9 Copeland, whom the Pacers signed in July 2013, has an expiring contract..." November 03

  • Despite little playing time, Copeland happy with Pacers

    New York Post "Chris Copeland walked right into the belly of the beast, into the very lair of the enemy and made a discovery. The Pacers really are nice guys. That was anything but what he thought as a member of the Knicks who lost to the Pacers in the Eastern Conference semifinals last season. “I..." November 10

  • Expect to see Copeland in the PF position

    Indianapolis Star "On Wednesday Pacers coach Frank Vogel revealed a bit of his rotation plan when he declared that 6-foot-8 forward Chris Copeland will play “90 percent of the time” this season at the power forward position. As the Pacers divided into two squads for a 12-minute 5-on-5 scrimmage Copeland subbed in..." October 03

  • 973d
    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Chris Copeland (knee) said he's not where he needs to be yet & certain movements are painful but he'll be "ready to rock" when season comes.

  • 1012d
    Jared Zwerling @JaredZwerling

    Copeland told me his recovery is going well already walking & rehab. He's heading out to Cali for Pacers "team building." Lotta guys in LA.

  • 1016d
    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Chris Copeland downplayed his left knee surgery. Feels fine and already lifting weights. "It was more of a nuisance than an actual injury."

  • 1057d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Indiana is finalizing agreement on a two-year deal with Knicks free agent Chris Copeland, league sources tell Y!

  • It appears Copeland will be out, Prigioni in

    New York Post "Chris Copeland appears on the way out and Pablo Prigioni on the way back. Things were heating up on the Copeland hunt yesterday as he was on the verge of signing an offer sheet that would likely spell the end of his brief but entertaining Knick career. According to sources, Copeland has..." July 04

  • Copeland Awaits Offer From Pacers, Not Ruling Out Return To Knicks

    Real GM Basketball "After discussions with the Indiana Pacers since the start of free agency, free agent forward Chris Copeland hasn’t received a contract proposal from the organization and will continue talks on Wednesday, a league source told RealGM. Copeland has been one of the most sought after wing players in..." July 03

  • 1061d
    Bill Oram @tribjazz

    Chris Copeland's agent expects further conversations with Jazz later today about Knicks free agent SF.

  • Copeland Open To Rejecting Lucrative Offers For Knicks Return

    Real GM Basketball "Just last year, Chris Copeland rejected substantial proposals from clubs to fulfill his desire to play in the NBA. After a breakout season with the New York Knicks, Copeland knows he’ll once again have to pass up larger offers for his hope: a return to the Knicks. European powerhouse FC..." June 29

  • 1066d
    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Based on early conversations, several teams have shown interest in Chris Copeland: Pelicans, Bucks, Mavs, Jazz, Wizards, Thunder among them.

  • Pelicans may try swiping Chris Copeland in big deal

    New York Post "Knicks free agent Chris Copeland could fly the coop for the Big Easy to become a Pelican, The Post has learned. According to an NBA source, the newly named New Orleans Pelicans are planning to make a strong bid for the 6-foot-9 sniper as they are well under the salary cap and can make an offer..." June 25

  • Copeland figures to be a factor for Knicks once again vs. Pacers in Game 6

    New York Daily News "Beyond grappling with the Pacers’ size and defensive prowess, Mike Woodson has had to wrestle with his own rotation — whom to start, whom to have come off the bench, how to divvy up the minutes, whether to go big or small and now this: the sudden emergence of Chris Copeland, which is something the..." May 18

  • Knicks could lose Copeland in free agency

    New York Post "Chris Copeland, a training-camp long shot who spent part of the season lugging around a pink knapsack as part of rookie hazing, may turn into a very attractive piece on the free-agent market. Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald likely hopes Copeland will be part of the team’s future plans,..." May 17

  • Copeland scores 33 , Prigioni sprains ankle as Knicks top Hawks

    New York Daily News "Even when the Knicks attempt to rest players to prepare for the playoffs, they can’t avoid the injury bug that has plagued them all season. Who expected Game 82 to be any different? Pablo Prigioni didn’t finish Wednesday’s regular season finale after suffering a sprained right ankle — X-rays..." April 18