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David Fizdale was laughing with Knicks brass before firing

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — David Fizdale was laughing and shaking hands with several members of Knicks brass just hours before news leaked of his curiously timed firing. Video shows a smiling Fizdale greeting team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry, among others, Friday at the team’s practice facility in Westchester. It is not unusual for the Knicks...
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The hot-button issues facing the Knicks in David Fizdale aftermath

NY Post (Marc Berman) — We’ve got answers to the hot-button questions following David Fizdale’s firing: Q: Is this really Fizdale’s fault? Doesn’t he have a flawed roster? A: It’s a combination of mediocre coaching and a roster no one in the league believed was playoff worthy. The timing is rough as Fizdale’s Knicks had just faced five straight teams...
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DeAndre Jordan, Atkinson sound off on David Fizdale firing

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — DeAndre Jordan ended last season with the Knicks, so he knew full-well how dysfunctional the Garden was even before he came across the East River to join the Nets. But the sudden firing of Knicks coach David Fizdale left Jordan stunned. The Knicks canned Fizdale just a quarter of the way into...
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What Becky Hammon wants to coach Knicks

NY Post (Joseph Staszewski) — Becky Hammon won’t come easily if the Knicks want her to be their next head coach. The Spurs assistant coach and former New York Liberty star would be interested in moving to the Knicks sideline if team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry should call – but only if she could land a...
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First look at potential Knicks’ coaching candidates

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Following David Fizdale’s firing Friday, here are some coaching candidates for the Knicks to consider after the season: — Jason Kidd: Surprisingly never got an interview during the team’s 11-candidate search the last time and now is a Lakers assistant coach. — Mark Jackson: Didn’t have the best, most prepared interview in 2018 with Knicks, but Steve...
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Gregg Popovich, Steve Kerr take digs at Knicks over Fizdale firing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr, members of the NBA’s elite coaches, spoke in support of David Fizdale while taking digs at the laughingstock Knicks. Unsolicited, Popovich, the Spurs headmaster, said the Knicks didn’t show patience with a young coach in a tartly worded endorsement of Fizdale, who was fired Friday. Mike Miller, the new interim...
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What Knicks fans are saying about David Fizdale’s firing

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks fired head coach David Fizdale on Friday afternoon, sending assistant coach Keith Smart out the door with him. The day after a second straight blowout loss — the Knicks were decimated by the Bucks on Monday and the Nuggets on Thursday — Knicks brass inexplicably waited until after Fizdale ran Friday’s practice and...
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Knicks interim coach Mike Miller made his mark in G-League

NY Post (Michael Blinn) — Mike Miller is in charge — at least for now. Following the Knicks’ firing of head coach David Fizdale and assistant coach Keith Smart on Friday, Mike Miller was put in charge on an interim basis. The 55-year-old is in his first season on the Knicks’ coaching staff after four years coaching the Westchester Knicks. During...
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Knicks also must fire Steve Mills and Scott Perry

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — This was the simple part. That’s not easy to ponder, given that we are talking about a man’s livelihood, but firing David Fizdale was an effortless response to … well, the effortless performances the Knicks have turned in over the last two games. Back-to-back no-shows speaks to a culture of apathy. The coach pays for...
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David Fizdale’s downfall began with Knicks’ free agency failure

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The inevitable became a reality Friday afternoon. David Fizdale was fired by the Knicks after 84 games and just 21 wins. This year was supposed to be different, after the additions of Marcus Morris, Julius Randle, RJ Barrett, Taj Gibson and Wayne Ellington. Instead, with a 4-18 record, the season was somehow going worse than...
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David Fizdale fired by Knicks in ‘sickening’ ending

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Welcome to the not-so-exclusive club of former Knicks coaches, David Fizdale. You have plenty of company. Fizdale was relieved of his duties on Friday, fired early in his second season after a disastrous start and a 21-83 record as Knicks coach, ESPN.com reported. Assistant coach Keith Smart was also axed. The writing has been on...
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David Fizdale survives as Knicks coach for now

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — David Fizdale will get to see the Knicks at their best on Friday. Fizdale is leading the team in practice — seemingly the only place his team thrives — on Friday, following back-to-back shameful losses to the Bucks and Nuggets. The pressure around Fizdale’s job has reached a high point after a 129-92 loss to...
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Knicks wrecked again by porous 3-point defense

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Nuggets came to the Garden on Thursday night as the NBA’s 24th-ranked 3-point shooting team. The Knicks were just the elixir they needed. The Nuggets shot 11 of 18 from 3 in the first half to build a 22-point lead and only slightly cooled off from there (finishing 21-for-39) in a 129-92 thrashing of...
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Everyone in Knicks organization is to blame for this disaster

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — This is on everyone, owner on down, everyone who has conspired to turn the Knicks franchise into a deplorable joke, something beyond pity. This? This is as disgraceful as professional sports gets. This is as despicable as it gets. “It’s sickening,” Knicks coach David Fizdale said, but at least he got paid Thursday night. So...
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Knicks absolutely destroyed in humiliating MSG beatdown

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Knicks were finally whole again Thursday night. And it still couldn’t save them from a repeat embarrassment. Coming off a 44-point loss to the Bucks on Monday, the Knicks fell flat on their faces again for an eighth straight loss, getting crushed by the Nuggets 129-92 at the Garden. The Nuggets (14-5) led by...
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