Knicks owner James Dolan now facing accusations in Harvey Weinstein scandal Monica Schipper/Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: (L-R) James Dolan, Irving Azoff and Harvey Weinstein attend the The Curtain Rises panel during AWXI on September 29, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for AWXI)

Six women have accused New York Knicks owner James Dolan of enabling the pattern and practice of predatory sexual conduct by disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein, according to the New York Daily News.

Dolan, who had previously worked as a director of the Weinstein Company from mid-2015 to June 2016, allegedly “knew of Weinstein’s pattern and practice of predatory sexual conduct toward women from his personal relationship with Weinstein and his position as a director of TWC,” according to a lawsuit filed to the Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday.

Dolan was named as a defendant in the lawsuit, which was filed by Louisette Geiss, Katherine Kendall, Zoe Brock, Sarah Ann Thomas, Melissa Sagemiller and Nannette Klatt. The six women released a joint statement announcing the suit on Wednesday.

The women also claim that Weinstein’s former production company complied with his behavior and attempted to cover-up the incidents.

Dolan serves as the executive chairman of the Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks, overseeing all operations within the company, as well as day-to-day operations of the Knicks, New York Rangers and New York Liberty.

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