[daily_cut.NBA]Copeland was stabbed early Wednesday morning outside a New York City nightclub during an incident also involving two players for the Atlanta Hawks, forwards Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic.
Copeland remained in the ICU Wednesday following the surgery. The knife punctured his diaphragm, The Indianapolis Star reported.
The 31 year old was averaging 6.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in 50 games this season for the Pacers before the incident.
- Will Green