Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland stabbed at NYC club

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Chris Copeland is shown during his days playing for the New York Knicks. Now a member of the Indiana Pacers, Copeland was clubbing in New York on Wednesday when he got into an argument and was stabbed.

ROBERT SABO/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Chris Copeland is shown during his days playing for the New York Knicks. Now a member of the Indiana Pacers, Copeland was clubbing in New York on Wednesday when he got into an argument and was stabbed.

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 and Thabo Sefolosha, were also booked, for trying to prevent police from setting up a crime scene, the sources said.

A second woman was also stabbed amid the fracas, which happened shortly before 4 a.m., as the popular club on West 17th St. was preparing to close. An argument erupted as Copeland, the other victims and the suspect were leaving, the sources said.


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