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Should Phil expand his coaching search?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — If you’re the New York Knicks, here are your immediate options for head coach: Steve Kerr, who is a fine choice, is your leading candidate. The other candidates include Phil Jackson disciples such as Bill Cartwright, Kurt Rambis and Jim Cleamons. So, if for some reason things don’t work out with Kerr, the Knicks wouldn’t be left with what you’d call a Murderers' Row of...
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It Wouldn’t Have Been the Knicks

Knicker Blogger (David Vertsberger) — Since the Hawks pulled off their stunning Game One road upset over the top-seeded Indiana Pacers, a large sum of Knicks fans have voiced their envy, and hastily cobbling together e-protest signs with “That could have been us!!” scrawled in bold, all-caps fonts. It’s only natural to have these feelings as a fan, but to say the Gothamites too would’ve knocked off the Indianans largely...
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Three reasons Phil should coach Knicks

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Phil Jackson has addressed the idea of coaching the Knicks twice since taking over as president. In an interview with TMZ, Jackson was asked if it would be better for the Knicks if he were on the sideline as opposed to in the front office. "Probably so, but I can't do it,” he said. “Not [because it's] part of the contract, [but because] it's part of my physical capabilities."In...
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More odds on Kerr and the Knicks

Bergen: Knicks Zone (Steve Popper) — You want more oddsmakers choices for the Knicks coach – and the Timberwolves? Well, sure – here you go, courtesy of bovada.lv: Who will be the Head Coach for the New York Knicks for Game 1 of the 2014-2015 Season? … Continue reading →
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The Take 'Em or Trash 'Em results are in!

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Knicks fans are an opinionated bunch. And they don’t always agree on everything. But the fans who voted on ESPNNewYork’s Take ‘Em/Trash ‘Em poll were nearly unanimous when it came to one thing: almost everyone wanted Mike Woodson fired. Eight-five percent of the 9,688 readers who voted in the poll wanted to see Woodson fired. And they got their wish on Monday morning,...
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The odds are up on Knicks coaching search

Bergen: Knicks Zone (Steve Popper) — The oddsmakers might know better than I do – and they’ve set the numbers on the next Knicks coach as well as what’s next for Mike Woodson. Here’s the odds courtesy of BetFair Sportsbook… Who will be the next coach … Continue reading →
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Analysis: How the Knicks fit into a triangle

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — TORONTO -- The Mike Woodson era is over. The triangle era is nearly upon us. On the day he was hired as the New York Knicks' president, Phil Jackson made it no secret he wants to see the team play system basketball. Unfortunately for the franchise, the Zen Master says he’s not entertaining any thoughts about returning to the bench. But it makes all the sense in the world to hire one of...
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The Bluecheese Wonder Room: Season's end

Posting and Toasting (bluecheese999) — Bluecheese dreams! The other night I dreamt that I received a letter from Lamar Odom's attorney. Apparently Odom was suing me for libel after I wrote a story claiming that an anonymous source told me that he saw Odom drinking alcohol. I'm not sure why reporting on anyone getting drunk, particularly when the subject is a member of the Kardashian family and had an alleged crack addiction ,...
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Mike Woodson’s Knicks Coaching Career Ends After Two Plus Seasons

The Knicks Wall (Billy Mansmann) — On Monday, Knicks President Phil Jackson, as expected, relieved head coach Mike Woodson of his duties after two plus seasons with the third best winning percentage in franchise history (.580). Woodson’s departure from the organization was inevitable from the moment Jackson was hired, but seeing the entire coaching staff dismissed was still a little jarring. The […]
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Can Ex-Jet Tannenbaum help land Kerr?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — What does an ex-Jets GM have to do with the Knicks coaching search?Good question. Here’s the answer: Ex-Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum works for the sports agency that represents Steve Kerr, the presumptive favorite to land the Knicks’ head coaching job. Tannenbaum joined Chicago-based agency Priority Sports after being let go by the Jets following the 2012 season.His role is to oversee...
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Woodson ready to turn page after firing

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Mike Woodson wasn’t feeling too nostalgic on Monday morning after learning he'd been fired as Knicks head coach. In fact, he was ready to turn the page pretty quickly. "I'm fine,” Woodson told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Monday morning while cleaning out his office. “I have been doing this a long time. I'm good, really good. It's time to move on."Woodson couldn’t...
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Kerr offers his sympathies to Woody

ESPN (Ian Begley) — It sounds as if Steve Kerr is ready to take over as Knicks head coach.But before he does, Kerr wants to offer his sympathies to departed head coach Mike Woodson. Kerr said on his Sirius XM NBA show on Monday that the Knicks’ struggles this season were "circumstantial" and largely out of Woodson’s control. “This is the NBA. Coaches basically know when they go in that they are...
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J.R. on Woody: 'He did a good job with me'

ESPN (Ian Begley) — J.R. Smith knew this day was coming, but that didn’t make it any easier to digest. "It is sad,” Smith told ESPN’s Josina Anderson when asked about Mike Woodson’s firing. “He was great to me. I think I got a fair shake for the first time in a while under him. He treated me how he wanted to be treated. It sucks, but there is nothing I can do about it."I think he did...
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Steve Kerr speaks, and other post-Woodson notes

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Kerr's definitely interested. Mike Woodson's gone. The Knicks ' whole coaching staff is composed of open seats (except for one, maybe). Let's take a look through the fallout. Note that some of these "fallout" links were put online before Woodson got fired. Folks saw this coming. - The first thing you'll want to see/hear is Undisputed Frontrunner to Replace Mike Woodson Steve Kerr speaking...
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