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Ranking Knicks’ candidates as search hits second phase

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The Bake-Off to determine the Knicks’ new head coach has been completed, and now the Knicks’ brain trust of Steve Mills and Scott Perry — let’s call that two-headed cerebellum PerryMills, for short — have 11 names to sift through. The Knicks have promised transparency in this process and we’ve gotten that: what we haven’t...
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Knicks bring in Warriors assistant as interviews conclude

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Knicks have essentially wrapped up interviews for their head-coaching position — barring any unforeseen last-minute candidate — and should have a hire within the week. ESPN was the first to report Warriors assistant Mike Brown as the final interviewee and the timeline as well. The Post confirmed as much with a source familiar with the...
  • 106 days ago
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The Knicks are among the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard fears

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The drama between Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs could end with the superstar in a much bigger spotlight. After Leonard missed all but nine games this season with a right quadriceps injury — and remained in New York to rehab away from the only franchise he’s ever played with — the Spurs have...
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The team getting in the way of Knicks’ path to Budenholzer

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If the Knicks’ top two coaching desires are Mike Budenholzer and David Fizdale, that doesn’t necessarily guarantee they snare either. Fizdale has interviewed with Atlanta, Charlotte and Phoenix. And Budenholzer? Several league sources believe the Bucks and their New York-based ownership will pounce and enter “The Bud Bowl.’’ Milwaukee was eliminated in Game 7 of...
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This Knicks regime is putting in the work Phil Jackson never did

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Phil Jackson knew everything. Just read his volume of books and he’ll let you know it. Jackson’s “11 Rings’’ arrogance became his undoing in New York. That is why you cherish this exhaustive coaching search being conducted by the first-year managerial tandem of president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry. The number is up...
  • 107 days ago
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Knicks add Heat assistant to ever-expanding coaching list

NY Post (Marc Berman) — A Fab 5 alum will now make it an even 10. Yes, add a 10th coach Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry will interview – assistant Juwan Howard, a league source confirmed. It’s no surprise Perry would look at Howard, who is expected to interview Sunday. Perry has a special affinity for...
  • 109 days ago
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‘He’s won everywhere’: Knicks coaching candidate has plenty of backers

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The one area Knicks brass failed to mention during their recent press conference on what they will seek in a new coach was … “A winner.” That just happens to be David Blatt’s top attribute. It is a strength Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry may want to ponder as they reduce...
  • 109 days ago
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Enes Kanter hints at Knicks opt-out in nostalgic Thunder cameo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Enes Kanter was back in Oklahoma City on Wednesday night, sitting in the stands at Chesapeake Energy Arena, watching the Thunder stay alive after rallying from 25 points down. Who knows if, on July 1, Kanter isn’t back in OKC, talking officially to Thunder management about a return? In an interview with the Norman (Okla.) Transcript,...
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Even GM behind Budenholzer split gives strong endorsement

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Hawks GM Travis Schlenk said at a news conference in Atlanta on Thursday the official divorce with Mike Budenholzer was “harmonious” and “was as mutual as a parting can be.’’ “Coach Bud didn’t quit on this group, our players didn’t quit on him,’’ Schlenk said. “He wants to move forward with his career.” That could...
  • 111 days ago
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Mike Breen: Mark Jackson would be good for Knicks, tough for me

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — ESPN play-by-play man Mike Breen talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Mark Jackson’s chances with the Knicks, the rise of the 76ers and the return of Rajon Rondo. Q: What do you think makes Jackson a good coach? A: He has a great basketball mind. He had it as a player and then he...
  • 111 days ago
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Larry Brown bullish on Mudiay if he gets in ‘unbelievable’ shape

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks coach Larry Brown, who was close to a commitment from Emmanuel Mudiay to play at SMU, said the only thing standing in the 22-year-old point guard’s way to excellence is getting in “unbelievable’’ shape. Brown still is in contact with the Mudiays. Jean-Micheal Mudiay, Emmanuel’s brother, played for Brown at SMU. But his...
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Knicks’ marquee coaching target leaves his other team

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Mike Budenholzer is free to join the team he wants to coach — if the Knicks’ feeling is mutual. The Hawks and Budenholzer have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons, ESPN reported Wednesday night, meaning the Knicks could hire him as their next head coach rather than offer compensation in a trade. He...
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Knicks’ Jay Wright pipe dream is officially dead

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks’ list of eight interviewees could expand, but there will be no interview with Villanova stud coach Jay Wright. According to an NBA source, the Knicks will not speak to Wright to conclude an exhaustive coaching search that has now taken them to Europe for David Blatt. But the search won’t take Knicks president...
  • 112 days ago
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Kenny Smith: How TNT job has set me up for Knicks success

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kenny Smith may be a long-shot candidate for the Knicks’ coaching job, but he doesn’t sound like one — saying he believes he’s “ready’’ to leave Charles Barkley and run the Knicks. The TNT broadcasting mainstay, who won two NBA titles as a Rockets point guard, said his Knicks interview Friday was “fun,’’ and that...
  • 112 days ago
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Ex-Knicks point guard chooses Nets’ youth to coach

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Nets are adding to their coaching staff, with The Post learning ex-Knick Pablo Prigioni will join the group. He will aid in development, especially helping to groom a glut of young point guards who will be key in their rebuilding process. The Knicks also had interest in hiring Prigioni, who spent 2012-15 in the...
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