If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that the world loves to making fun of Isiah Thomas’ coaching ability. Tweeters across the nation piled on the jokes after hearing former New York Knicks great Isiah Thomas has been fired as a head coach…again.!/BBaranowski/status/188334362511683584!/smoothkobra/status/188334332312690688!/bruce_arthur/status/188334274070589440!/_outSTANding1/status/188334278369746945!/hardleybox/status/188334294878519297!/RobShatzkin33/status/188334275404365824!/BuyorSellz/status/188334308866539520!/RAWNOIDABOY/status/188334300872187904!/BigMaccc28/status/188334345247932416!/Coach_Grizzy/status/188334339115847682!/VinDiGioiaUCF/status/188334322909052929!/suss2hyphens/status/188331831547015168!/BrendanNooga/status/188334173516337152

Florida International University announced on Friday that it has parted ways with coach Isiah Thomas, Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer and former executive of the New York Knicks.

The university released the following statement.

FIU Executive Director of Sports and Entertainment Pete Garcia announced today that Isiah Thomas has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the FIU men’s basketball program.

“We want to thank Isiah Thomas for his three years here at FIU,” Garcia said. “However, we have decided to take the program in a different direction.”

A national search for the Panthers’ next head basketball coach will begin immediately.

Thomas, 50, was hired by FIU in 2009. He posted a career record of 26-65 during his three seasons at FIU.

He spent a 13-year NBA career with the Detroit Pistons. The 12-time All-Star point guard posted career averages of 19.2 points, 9.3 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game.

Thomas was hired by the Knicks in 2003 as president of basketball operations. He also served as coach during the 2006-2007 and 2007-2008.!/theothertswift/status/188337158564753410!/Chris_Conrad10/status/188334302256316417