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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...
  • 21 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...
  • 21 days ago
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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...
  • 21 days ago
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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...
  • 21 days ago
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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...
  • 21 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...
  • 22 days ago
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Thunder send a message to Carmelo on his bleak Thunder future

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Thunder GM Sam Presti was noncommittal about Carmelo Anthony’s future, saying he doesn’t expect a larger role for him next season. At Saturday’s exit interview after the bitter first-round elimination against Utah, Anthony indicated he wasn’t sure he can be “effective’’ in his role and left the door open to a Thunder return. Anthony, whom...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks’ coaching options: The good, bad and who else wants them

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Knicks have interviewed 11 candidates to become their next head coach. Here’s a look at the pros and cons (and competition for some) of each as David Blatt, Mike Budenholzer and David Fizdale have emerged as the favorites: David Blatt Pro: Should mesh with team president Steve Mills (they were teammates at Princeton), and...
  • 23 days ago
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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...
  • 23 days ago
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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...
  • 23 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...
  • 24 days ago
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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...
  • 24 days ago
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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...
  • 25 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...
  • 26 days ago
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