Tagged: ‘NBA’

Byron Scott: Lakers Came Really Close to Drafting Kristaps Porzingis Before Knicks
May 20th, 2016 at 6:31 PM
Heading into the 2015 NBA Draft, speculation rose on who would the New York Knicks draft, as they had the fourth overall pick and had to wait and see who the Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers drafted. ***PHOTO1*** The speculation was that the Knicks wanted Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil...

Kurt Rambis Caught Off Guard by Knicks Hiring of Jeff Hornacek; Future Uncertain with Team
May 20th, 2016 at 12:52 PM
Ever since the end of the regular season, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Kurt Rambis would go from interim head coach to permanent head coach with the New York Knicks. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson pushed for Rambis to become the team's next head coach, but was met with resistance from owner...

Carmelo Anthony a Big Fan of Jeff Hornacek Hiring as New York Knicks Head Coach: Report
May 20th, 2016 at 9:49 AM
During the offseason, Carmelo Anthony wanted Phil Jackson to conduct an open search for the New York Knicks head coaching job, which was code for "don't just hand the job to Kurt Rambis." ***PHOTO1*** At first, Anthony wanted the Knicks to hire Tom Thibodeau, but he ended up getting hired to take...

Phil Jackson Told Jeff Hornacek He Won’t Have to Run Triangle Offense for Knicks: Report
May 20th, 2016 at 8:16 AM
When the head coaching search started for the New York Knicks, many figured Phil Jackson would only consider his former players or coaches because of Jackson's desires to have his triangle offense ran. ***PHOTO1*** After all, part of the reason why Derek Fisher was fired after a 23-31 start to the season...

New York Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis Named to NBA’s 2016 1st Team All-Rookie Team
May 19th, 2016 at 5:01 PM
Kristaps Porzingis had an excellent rookie season with the New York Knicks and it netted him as the runner up for the 2015-2016 NBA Rookie of the Year Award; Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves unanimously won the award. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Porzingis, along with Towns, was named to the NBA's All-Rookie...