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New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Hires Another Assistant Coach
July 13th, 2014 at 10:19 PM
Derek Fisher's coaching staff is beginning to take shape. He's hired Kurt Rambis as his right-hand-man and second in charge. He also hired former Los Angeles Lakers assistant Rasheed Hazzard and former Okalahoma City Thunder assistant Joshua Longstaff. Now he's hired another Thunder assistant to help hill out the New York Knicks coaching staff. ***PHOTO1*** Former Oklahoma...

New York Knicks Hire Two More Assistant Coaches
July 8th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
There's been plenty of speculation on who Phil Jackson could bring to New York to fill out Derek Fisher's coaching staff. In fact, recently Kurt Rambis was hired to be Fisher's right-hand-man. That being said, a coaching staff doesn't consist of a head coach and one assistant. Clearly more coaches...

Syracuse’ Jim Boeheim Spoke with Chicago Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau About New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
July 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls have not beaten around the bush about their desire to add New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to their squad. They've publicly tampered with him repeatedly and without remorse. Recently, Anthony's former college coach Jim Boeheim talked to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau about possibly coaching Anthony. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Boeheim has been...

New York Knicks to Hire Kurt Rambis as Assistant Coach
July 4th, 2014 at 6:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the New York Knicks offered Kurt Rambis to be the primary assistant coach to new head coach Derek Fisher, and from all reports, he will accept the offer. Rambis and the Knicks have reportedly agreed to a four-year, $4.8 million contract. Fisher had long said he wanted an assistant...

Oklahoma City Thunder Source Warns About Players Tuning Out Derek Fisher
July 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
From everything we know about Derek Fisher he's a leader among men. Kobe Bryant once called Fisher the leader of the Los Angeles Lakers during their time in there together. Members of the Oklahoma City Thunder said Fisher's leadership was priceless. From all accounts, Fisher has always been a coach on the...

Chicago Bulls’ Coach Tom Thibodeau Tampers with New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 22nd, 2014 at 4:47 PM
As Knicks 101 has said for a while now, the Chicago Bulls are the New York Knicks biggest competition for Carmelo Anthony this off-season. Not only did Joakim Noah blatantly recruit Anthony during the All-Star weekend but now Chicago's coach Tom Thibodeau has reportedly reached out to Anthony as well. ***PHOTO1*** This is...

Former New York Knicks’ Head Coach Mike Woodson Could Join Los Angeles Clippers Coaching Staff, Effect Knicks Assistant Search
June 20th, 2014 at 10:41 PM
The New York Knicks have officially found Mike Woodson's replacement after hiring Derek Fisher as their knew head coach. However, it doesn't sound like Woodson will be out of work for long as Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in adding him to the coaching staff. Could...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Metta World Peace Becomes Coach
June 14th, 2014 at 10:16 PM
Metta World Peace was suppose to be the big signing of the New York Knicks this past off-season. As it turned out, World Peace would end up requiring knee surgery and falling out of Mike Woodson's rotation. He and the Knicks would eventually work out a buy out and he'd...

New York Knicks’ JR Smith Starting for Now On?
June 10th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
J.R. Smith was a starter as a rookie. Since then he's made a living coming off the bench. He's thrived. He even won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 2013. However, he was named a starter last season and would prefer to remain a starter from now...

Derek Fisher to Accept New York Knicks Coaching Job
June 9th, 2014 at 7:16 PM
The wait is over. Derek Fisher is ready to accept the New York Knicks' head coaching job. Reports are circulating that Phil Jackson is about to sign his primary target for the Knicks coaching job. Fisher will be the man to install Jackson's triangle offense and replace Mike Woodson in...

New York Knicks Inching Closer Toward Making Derek Fisher New Coach Official
June 9th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** It all but seems apparent that the New York Knicks will make the hiring of Derek Fisher a formality this week. What has long been rumored after the Knicks were shut down by their first choice, Steve Kerr, should come to fruition according to sources of Marc Stein at ESPN. From Stein: Sources...

Los Angeles Lakers Wont Pursue Derek Fisher as Head Coach, New York Knicks Still Interested
June 8th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers were considered the front runners for Derek Fisher's services as a head coach. However, the Lakers have decided to hire a coach with more experience. That leaves the Knicks as the front runner to hire Fisher as their next head coach. ***PHOTO1*** The New...

James Dolan Staying Out of New York Knicks Business
June 7th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
The huge criticism of James Dolan has been his lack of sports knowledge and inability to stay out of the way of his sports people. Most owners have a problem spending money. Not Dolan. In fact, he'll throw money around. He just has no idea where to throw it or...

Mark Jackson Knows New York City and New York Knicks Job Isn’t for Everybody
June 6th, 2014 at 11:03 PM
New York City is like nowhere else in the world. It can bring out the best and the worst in people. It can make you stronger or it can break you down. The same goes for playing sports here. Mark Jackson knows that it takes the right person to be...

Steve Kerr Gave New York Knicks Verbal Commitment
June 6th, 2014 at 3:35 PM
There's been a lot made of the fact that Phil Jackson has seemed taken off guard following Steve Kerr signing with the Golden State Warriors. However, there's a good reason for that. Kerr had already given Jackson and the New York Knicks a verbal commitment to become their next head...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Fined for Tampering
June 3rd, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Tampering is one of those things in sports that leagues frown on and nearly every team does in one way or another. It's one of those things that teams universally understand is part of the rules but don't take overly seriously. Phil Jackson can consider this a small lesson as...

Potential New York Knicks Head Coach Derek Fisher “the Total Package”
June 2nd, 2014 at 11:46 AM
The Oklahoma City Thunder's season is over. That means that Derek Fisher's NBA playing career could very well be over as well. He'll take a few days to make that decision and then assess what his next move will be. If he retires and wants to join the coaching ranks...

Tom Thibodeau Considers New York Knicks Head Coaching Position His Dream Job
May 26th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Tom Thibodeau is probably the best basketball coach in the world. The former New York Knicks assistant gained a reputation as an elite defensive mind and has done an unbelievable job leading an often injured Chicago Bulls roster. He now says the only job he'd leave his position in Chicago...

Will New York Knicks President Phil Jackson Call Frank Hamblen About Joining Coaching Staff?
May 21st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
In case no one has clued into Phil Jackson's strategy in hiring coaches he is going to those he's comfortable with. Some he's coached, other's he's coached with. That being said, will he call long time assistant Frank Hamblen to return to the NBA and join the New York Knicks...

Derek Fisher Will Discuss New York Knicks Job Following Playoffs
May 20th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
Now that Steve Kerr is out of the picture Derek Fisher has become Phil Jackson's top target for the New York Knicks head coaching job. However, Fisher is finishing up his 18 year career with a deep playoff run as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. He's hoping it...