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Reggie Miller: Derek Fisher deserved more time

Newsday Turner Sports' Reggie Miller and Marv Albert, two longtime observers of Knicks doings, weighed in Tuesday on the firing of coach Derek Fisher and the state of the franchise in general in response...
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Trouble interpreting Phil’s rambling, we’ve got you covered

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — You could spot a Knicks fan out of a crowd Tuesday afternoon in New York City. He didn’t have to be wearing a blue-and-orange jacket with the team name stitched across the front. She didn’t need...
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Phil Jackson’s bizarre rant: Triangle not a must

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Zen Master? More like Zen Rambler. But if you peel back the 60s-era psychobabble and read the iPad screenshot closely, Phil Jackson may have just revealed a willingness to let the Knicks steer...
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Knicks president Phil Jackson has a message for pundits picking next coach

Newsday Knicks president Phil Jackson has a few things he wants the "pundits" to consider when they discuss who might be the "next" coach of the Knicks.
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Preview: Knicks Battle Wall's Wiz in Rambis' First Test

NBA.com: nyknicks.com (Charlie Widdoes) — Game Info:New York Knicks (23-31) vs. Washington Wizards (22-27)Madison Square Garden (8 p.m.)
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Rambis Brings Accountability and Levity As Knicks Seek Postseason Berth

NBA.com: nyknicks.com (Jonah Ballow) — While Kurt Rambis was answering questions from a packed pressroom at Madison Square Garden Training Center on Monday afternoon, a photogr
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Phil Jackson goes on textbook-like ramble about Knicks

NY Daily News (AMARA GRAUTSKI) — Knicks players have remained mum on Derek Fisher's firing on Twitter, but Phil Jackson broke his social-media silence Tuesday afternoon.
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Kurt Rambis is closest Knicks will get to Phil Jackson coaching

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s now become clear why Knicks president Phil Jackson hid for so long. Until Monday, Jackson hadn’t spoken to the news media since three days before training camp – save for an interview with...
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A look at how past Knicks head coaches fared in their debuts

NY Daily News (Scott Chiusano) — For more than two decades now, the New York Knicks have been inundated with instability.
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Isola: Jackson admits defeat firing Fisher, not on triangle

NY Daily News (Frank Isola) — For several weeks now, the buzz among NBA executives and coaches is that Luke Walton may very well be Phil Jackson’s next disciple.
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Phil Jackson may have nuked best shot of landing Kevin Durant

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If Knicks president Phil Jackson had visions of using Derek Fisher to lure Kevin Durant this summer, that’s off the table. Fisher was close with Durant when they were teammates in Oklahoma City....
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Brian Shaw’s former players: He should be Knicks coach

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Given Phil Jackson’s dogged devotion to the triangle offense, Brian Shaw has already emerged as a potential candidate to replace fired Derek Fisher. And despite Shaw’s losing record in Denver,...
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New coach Kurt Rambis: How I’ll fix the Knicks

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The interim label was firmly affixed to the new head coach, but Knicks president Phil Jackson insisted he has his man in Kurt Rambis and is not seeking candidates to replace Derek Fisher, ousted...
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Phil Jackson’s telling reasons for not trading Carmelo, Porzingis

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The Knicks, naturally, will look to improve, maybe make a deal or two at the trading deadline, although certain players — read: “Kristaps Porzingis” — are in hands-off mode. What about Carmelo...
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News Conference Is Live, but Not on MSG

NY Times (RICHARD SANDOMIR) — After the Knicks fired Coach Derek Fisher, MSG Network, unlike ESPN and NBA TV, chose to record Phil Jackson’s news conference to play it later.
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Tom Thibodeau the right call for Knicks — if Phil can stomach it

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Phil Jackson’s tenure with the Knicks has been a net positive. Whatever twisting pathway led him to select Kristaps Porzingis, the fact is he is a Knick and that is on Jackson. Robin Lopez has...
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Kurt Rambis, Phil Jackson go back a long way

Newsday GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Any doubt that the Knicks' new interim coach is a Phil Jackson guy was dispelled midway through Kurt Rambis' news conference on Monday, when a phone went off and he recognized...
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Triangle Offense Could Limit Knicks’ Coaching Candidates

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON) — The lack of creative freedom to cultivate his own head coaching persona surely contributed to the rapid downfall and firing of Derek Fisher on Monday.
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Phil Jackson would like to deal, but Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis are untouchables

Newsday GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Phil Jackson's next move is improving the Knicks.
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Kurt Rambis focused on getting Knicks into playoffs

NY Daily News (JUSTIN TASCH) — Kurt Rambis’ stint as head coach of the Timberwolves from 2009-2011 was a disaster, but he’s getting a chance from his friend Phil Jackson.
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Blog Articles

Searching for Derek Fisher

Knicker Blogger (Erik Judd) — Yesterday, I didn’t check Twitter. I didn’t go online, or turn on the TV. I had to work early and was sporting a hefty hangover from the Super Bowl (I’m a University of Tennessee...
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Six ways of reading Phil Jackson's tweet about the Knicks coaching search

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — I am sad about D-Fish. However, I'm not discouraged. Here is some things pundits should know before assuming 'next'. pic.twitter.com/cFnA8TQAhx — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) February 9, 2016 ...
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Phil’s Dedication to the Triangle May Be His Downfall

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — A myopic view of coaching and strategy seems to also narrow the Knicks chance of winning Continue reading on Medium »
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Well, now Phil Jackson has more work to do

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Yesterday, I bolted awake on west coast time to a phone notification that Derek Fisher had been fired. Many hours of travel later, I'm eager to find out what's next. The months ahead should run...
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Knicks head coaching candidate power rankings

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — A look at the hottest names in the basketball coaching business. Holy cow, right? Everything is flippy-trippy right now. The East is West, small ball is the way to win and the coaches get paid...
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The Knicks didn't re-sign Thanasis Antetokounmpo

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — :( Lost amid the absolute chaos of the Derek Fisher firing was the fate of Knicks forward (and hype man extraordinaire) Thanasis Antetokounmpo , whose 10-day contract has expired. Would the...
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Who has it worse: Knicks or Kings?

ESPN Who has it worse: Knicks or Kings?
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Lowe: The Fifth-Annual Luke Walton All-Stars

ESPN Lowe: The Fifth-Annual Luke Walton All-Stars
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Lowe: The Fifth Annual Luke Walton All-Stars

ESPN Lowe: The Fifth Annual Luke Walton All-Stars
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Phil Jackson discusses coach wish list, Tom Thibodeau and triangle offense

ESPN Phil Jackson discusses coach wish list, Tom Thibodeau and triangle offense
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Knicks will seek significant trade, Jackson says

ESPN Knicks will seek significant trade, Jackson says
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Highlights from Kurt Rambis's first press conference as head coach

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — He wants to win, which is cool. Club president Phil Jackson wasn't the only prominent Knick to face the press Monday afternoon. Kurt Rambis is now head coach, which means facing the ravenous...
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Knicks fire Derek Fisher

The Knicks Wall (Peter Saclarides) — Reactions from around the league, and potential replacements for the former Knicks head coach Continue reading on Medium »
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Phil Jackson explains the Derek Fisher firing, and says there may be more moves ahead

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Kurt Rambis will coach the Knicks for the rest of the season. Phil Jackson said some interesting things today while discussing the firing of Derek Fisher. 1. The new coach will probably...
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Report: Tom Thibodeau Wants to Be Head Coach of the Knicks

Daily Knicks (Maxwell Ogden) — The New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher. Tom Thibodeau wants nothing more than to replace him. Just 136 games into his tenure, the New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek...
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Examining Kurt Rambis Career as a Head Coach

Daily Knicks (William Lee) — The New York Knicks named Kurt Rambis as the interim head coach, how well has he fared at this position in the past? According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, the New York Knicks fired head coach...
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Pelton: Why Knicks' problem is not the coach

ESPN Pelton: Why Knicks' problem is not the coach
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Getting to know the Knicks' interim head coach, Kurt Rambis

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — He's been around, that's for sure. Ummmm ... hi, everybody. How about that Super Bowl , am I right? Anything else going on today? As Seth already noted , the Knicks fired head coach Derek...
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New York Knicks: Who Should Replace Derek Fisher?

Daily Knicks (Maxwell Ogden) — The New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher. Who should replace him? The NBA experienced its first major February shakeup when Ramona Shelburne of ESPN reported that the New York Knicks...
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Phil, Thibs or Walton for next Knicks coach?

ESPN Phil, Thibs or Walton for next Knicks coach?
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