Former NBA Veteran Chris Copeland Bounces Back from Tragedy to Pursue Future in Business

Chris Copeland would rather not talk about it. For all he accomplished by spending four seasons in the NBA with the New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers and Milwaukee Bucks—not to mention his eight other seasons playing everywhere from the G League and Spain to the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Turkey—it’s the one thing with which most casual basketball fans might most closely associate him. April 8, 2015. That night, Chris was stabbed in the abdomen outside of the 1 OAK nightclub in New York City—the same night that Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic, then both with the Atlanta Hawks, were harassed (and, in Thabo’s case, injured) by NYPD officers at… Read More