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The irony behind Enes Kanter daring LeBron to join Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Enes Kanter continued his trolling of LeBron James on Twitter on Monday as the Knicks officially announced the hiring of one of James’ favorites, David Fizdale. James swears by Fizdale from their Miami days and provides a glimmer of hope the new coach can persuade him to make the Garden his home at...
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Even James Dolan chimes in on ‘creative’ David Fizdale with hiring official

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s officially official, and even owner James Dolan has chimed in with his take on the hire of David Fizdale, calling him “creative.” Knicks GM Scott Perry went with “dynamic’” and cited his “championship pedigree.” President Steve Mills called him “an effective communicator.’’ “I would like to congratulate and welcome David to the Knicks organization,”...
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Emmanuel Mudiay is all-in on Knicks’ coaching change

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay has his third head coach in three months. Instead of lamenting the constant change, Mudiay sounds genuinely pumped about David Fizdale. Mudiay’s two months with former Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek didn’t go smoothly, though he places no blame. Mudiay said he has chatted up the personable Fizdale a handful of...
  • 71 days ago
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Confidant: Why Knicks job intrigued David Fizdale so much

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If the Knicks wanted a coach who “operates outside the margin,” they have their man in David Fizdale. So says former Nets guard Elliot Perry, a Fizdale confidant who has spent the past 10 seasons as a radio broadcaster for the Grizzlies. Fizdale will be introduced as the new Knicks coach at a press conference...
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Why Riley-esque style that got David Fizdale fired may fit Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale came to Beale Street preaching too much Miami gospel and not enough Memphis blues. Fizdale’s final undoing with the Grizzlies was a feud with star center Marc Gasol that escalated last November, leading to his dismissal at 7-12, but it was much more. Parroting his mentor Pat Riley, Fizdale was hell-bent on changing...
  • 72 days ago
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Coaches who gave David Fizdale his shot know he’s built for this

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — After his playing days as an All-West Coast Conference guard, David Fizdale returned to his University of San Diego alma mater as a graduate assistant on then-coach Brad Holland’s staff. He quickly made an impression. “The first day of coaching, Dave walked in, stopped practiced and started telling guys what to do. Brad and I...
  • 73 days ago
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David Fizdale expected to name Keith Smart a Knicks assistant

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Syracuse fans won’t like this. David Fizdale is expected to bring an NCAA champion along with him to New York: Keith Smart, who is likely to join the new Knicks head coach as an assistant coach, according to an NBA source. Smart hit the most famous game-winning shot in NCAA Tournament history for Indiana 31...
  • 73 days ago
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New Knicks coach is already a winner off the court

NY Post (Jessica Sager) — Newly-minted New York Knicks coach David Fizdale wins big off the court with his stunning marketing executive wife Natasha Sen-Fizdale.
  • 73 days ago
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The rant that made the new Knicks coach famous

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — David Fizdale’s rant precedes him. Before he’d even officially been announced as the Knicks’ new coach, some of his future players — and tons of his prospective fans — chimed in on social media, having fun with the most recognizable moment of his young coaching career. Back as a rookie head coach two seasons ago in Memphis,...
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Soon-to-be free agent LeBron James loves Knicks’ new coach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks brass has pointed toward the summer of 2019, when it plans to be ready to make a free-agent splash. But after Thursday’s hiring of former Memphis head coach and Heat assistant David Fizdale, the Knicks are prepared to open salary-cap space this summer in the unlikely event they get an inkling LeBron James has...
  • 74 days ago
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How Knicks fans grade the hiring of David Fizdale

NY Post (Post Staff Report) — The Knicks hired former Grizzlies coach and Heat assistant David Fizdale on Thursday to be their next head coach after an extensive search. Knicks fans took to Twitter to express how pleased they were with the move, their displeasure it wasn’t Mark Jackson coming home and their doubt in the team’s ability to become a...
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‘Best coach on the market’: Praise pours in for David Fizdale

NY Post (Marc Berman) — New Knicks coach David Fizdale had a trio of gushing fans on ESPN’s studio show Thursday in Chauncey Billups, Paul Pierce and Jalen Rose. Even though Billups couldn’t remember team president Steve Mills’ last name, the former Knicks point guard said Fizdale was clearly the best choice. Billups is close to general manager Scott Perry...
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David Fizdale the right coach for this Knicks rebuild

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The Knicks did the right thing Thursday. They hired the right man. That doesn’t fix everything. It doesn’t guarantee anything. But hiring David Fizdale is a step in the right direction, a big step. Fizdale alone doesn’t make them champions or even winners. But it puts them on the right path, points them in the...
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Knicks reach deal with David Fizdale to be new coach

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks have narrowed the field from 11 to one. The team has agreed to a deal to hire David Fizdale as its next coach, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Reportedly, it is on a four-year contract. Fizdale will replace Jeff Hornacek, who was fired after two seasons, in the first major decision of the...
  • 74 days ago
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Woodson’s push for Knicks coaching job includes a Plan B

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mike Woodson still is gunning for a second stint as the Knicks’ head coach, but acknowledged he would listen if David Fizdale were to offer him an associate coaching job. That is, if Fizdale winds up beating him and nine other candidates for the Knicks’ job. Fizdale was Woodson’s assistant coach in Atlanta from 2004...
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