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BREAKING NEWS: Former Knicks Coach Isiah Thomas Rushed to New York Hospital Friday October 24, 2008
Isiah Thomas of the New York Knicks smiles during the game against the Detroit Pistons on April 8, 2008 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
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Buzz up!Police rushed to Isiah Thomas' upstate New York home early Friday morning, a spokesman from the Harrison Police Department confirmed to Usmagazine.com.
"An ambulance was called to his residence around midnight, and a party was transported to White Plains Hospital," the police spokesman told Us. "It was a party from his residence. It was ruled an overdose."
The police would not confirm to Us if the overdose involved drugs or alcohol, or if it was a suicide attempt.
Police sources told CBS' New York City affiliate that Thomas overdosed on sleeping pills.
Thomas was fired as the New York Knicks' head coach on April 18.
A spokesperson for the team told CBS that Thomas is fine.