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Knicks to interview Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks plan to meet with Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Both parties appear ready to move on as the Hawks embark on a massive rebuilding process. Indications are Budenholzer is upset at losing some personnel power. The Hawks, in turn, likely don’t want to pay Budenholzer for the two years...
  • 92 days ago
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Ernie Johnson, Barkley and Shaq give Kenny Smith advice for Knicks interview

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The TNT crew is trying to help out Kenny Smith’s bid to become the Knicks’ next head coach. After being teased on the air by his colleagues late Thursday night during the NBA postgame show on TNT, Smith confirmed he will be interviewing for the Knicks job Friday in the Big Apple. “I know how...
  • 93 days ago
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One ex-Knick believes Jackson a perfect fit for New York

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Lee will leave for the French Open in 10 days. He hopes before heading to Paris with fiancée Caroline Wozniacki that Mark Jackson is named the Knicks head coach. The ex-Knicks/ex-Warriors power forward played for Jackson in Golden State for all three of Jackson’s seasons. “He has a very smart perspective looking at the...
  • 93 days ago
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The hours after Kristaps Porzingis’ heartbreak: Tequila shots

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tequila, anyone? In a 23-minute documentary that went online Thursday about his rehab, Janis Porzingis, Kristaps’ brother and agent, revealed the night of the ACL-tear diagnosis, his entourage needed a ceremonial shot to absorb the devastating news. Janis said he took a tequila bottle and poured shots for his brother Martins, Kristaps and their longtime...
  • 93 days ago
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Trying to decipher Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis thinking

NY Post (Marc Berman) — At least coaches interviewing for the Knicks’ job should know now a possibility exists — although small and a worst-case scenario – Kristaps Porzingis will sit out all next season to rest his left knee. Not that the Knicks’ job was bouquets and roses before owner James Dolan spoke his piece to The Post’s Larry...
  • 94 days ago
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Knicks to interview Kenny Smith for coaching job

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Add another former Queens point guard turned broadcaster into the Knicks’ coaching mix — though this one doesn’t appear to have much of a shot. TNT’s Kenny Smith, who interviewed for the Knicks’ general manager vacancy in 2008, reportedly will get an audience Friday with team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry, according...
  • 94 days ago
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Dolan talks about his Knicks’ rebuild vision

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — Jim Dolan was talking about the Rangers and then he was talking about the Knicks. “Basketball is different than hockey,” the Garden executive chairman said during a conversation at his MSG office on Wednesday. “A great player in hockey is the difference, but a great player in basketball is the team. “And I think we...
  • 94 days ago
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Mark Jackson’s Golden State tenure may be red flag for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If Knicks brass has read “Betaball,’’ there are enough red flags about coaching candidate Mark Jackson to stop a NASCAR race. The recently released book detailing the making of the Warriors dynasty painted a bleak picture of Jackson being too resistant to analytics, mismanaging his coaching staff, making an ill-timed, anti-gay remark and harboring a...
  • 95 days ago
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Thought of ‘brilliant’ Fizdale to Knicks scares Heat coach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Heat coach Erik Spoelstra hopes his former top assistant David Fizdale goes to Phoenix rather than New York. He may have said it facetiously, as a chuckling Spoelstra said he’d rather not compete against one of Fizdale’s teams four times a season. (The Heat face the Western Conference teams two times.) Fizdale said over the...
  • 96 days ago
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Why Jeff Van Gundy won’t get a Knicks interview

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks talked to Jeff Van Gundy’s reps over the weekend, but team brass has decided not to schedule an interview. While it was reported the Knicks “reached out’’ to Van Gundy, it was more along the lines of Van Gundy’s reps making an inquiry, according to sources. The Knicks have had internal talks about...
  • 96 days ago
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How Jerry Stackhouse crafted himself into hot-shot Knicks candidate

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Avery Johnson, the former Nets head coach now at Alabama, said Jerry Stackhouse’s grooming as a future NBA head man started in Brooklyn. Now Johnson feels Stackhouse is ready to take over the Knicks. Johnson, who coached Stackhouse from 2004-08 in Dallas, summoned him to Brooklyn to finish out his 18-year playing career in 2012-13...
  • 96 days ago
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David Fizdale will have to answer for this in interview with Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The NBA was stunned when current Knicks target David Fizdale got the boot in late November — the longtime assistant-coaching stud getting cut down in just his second season in Memphis. LeBron James, who won two titles with Fizdale in Miami, summed up the league’s reaction in a tweet: “I need some answers. Feels like...
  • 97 days ago
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Knicks trying to finalize meeting with LeBron’s former coach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As expected, the Knicks are trying to finalize a meeting with David Blatt, the former Cavaliers coach who interviewed with Phil Jackson in 2016. According to ESPN, Blatt is out of the country and may not be able to interview until next week. Blatt just won the Euro Cup with his Istanbul squad and the...
  • 97 days ago
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The Knicks-Mike Woodson interest is officially mutual

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks coach Mike Woodson got his wish. One day after telling The Post he would “love” to interview with the Knicks to “finish what I started,” team brass received permission from the Clippers on Sunday to talk to Doc Rivers’ top assistant, according to ESPN. Woodson was arguably their best coach since Jeff Van...
  • 98 days ago
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Mike Woodson: ‘I’d love to be back’ to coach the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks coach Mike Woodson chuckled when he was told David Fizdale had an interview scheduled next week with president Steve Mills for the team’s open head-coaching job. “I gave him his first job in Atlanta,’’ Woodson mused about hiring Fizdale in 2004 — though Frizdale worked as a Warriors assistant under Eric Musselman the...
  • 98 days ago
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