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Tom Thibodeau Would Be an Optimum Fit for Knicks, but not for Phil Jackson
February 9th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
It is widely reported that former New York Knicks assistant and Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau wants to be the next head coach of the flagship NBA club, but GM/President Phil Jackson appears to be resistant in hiring him. ***PHOTO1*** Thibodeau is not a Jackson guy by design, his strategy and...

Phil Jackson Won’t Consider Returning to Coaching for New York Knicks After Firing of Derek Fisher
February 8th, 2016 at 2:57 PM
It's been about five years since Phil Jackson last coached a game in the NBA and people have wondered if the 11-time NBA Champion head coach and current president of the New York Knicks would ever return to the bench and coach the team while he's under contract to the...

Kurt Rambis to Remain New York Knicks Interim Head Coach for Remainder of Regular Season
February 8th, 2016 at 2:02 PM
If the New York Knicks are going to look for someone else to replace Derek Fisher on a full-time basis, it won't happen until the end of the regular season. ***PHOTO1*** In a meeting with the media on Monday to explain his decision to fire Derek Fisher as the head coach after...

Luke Walton, Brian Shaw Viewed as Potential Replacements for New York Knicks Head Coaching Job: Report
February 8th, 2016 at 12:51 PM
When the New York Knicks take the court for their next game, they will have a new head coach running the team on an interim basis in Kurt Rambis, but he's not viewed as the long-term solution for the job. ***PHOTO1*** While Rambis has some head coaching experience under his belt, he's...

Former Bulls Head Coach Tom Thibodeau “Really Wants” New York Knicks Head Coaching Job: Report
February 8th, 2016 at 11:57 AM
On Monday, the news came down that the New York Knicks have officially fired Derek Fisher as the head coach just short of two years on the job and finished with a 40-96 record. ***PHOTO1*** His firing comes after a five-game losing streak and a 101-96 loss at Madison Square Garden to...