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New Knick coach Fizdale sees Lance Thomas as his Draymond Green

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — Don’t tell David Fizdale that the Knicks have a talent problem.
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Joakim Noah a Fizdale fan but does that change his Knicks future?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With Jeff Hornacek fired and David Fizdale hired as Knicks head coach, center Joakim Noah apparently thinks he has a new lease on his career at the Garden. Fizdale revealed Tuesday at his introductory press conference Noah texted him congratulations. But Noah’s NBA rebirth likely will happen with another team. Sources indicate the likeliest scenario...
  • 39 days ago
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What Heat coach would’ve told Knicks about their new coach

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — As they researched the coaching candidacy of David Fizdale, members of the Knicks hierarchy interviewed many of those who had interacted with him in the past. But they did not meet with Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, who had a long relationship with Fizdale. They didn’t have to talk with Spoelstra. They had already talked...
  • 39 days ago
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David Fizdale excited to coach Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — In a job full of projects, among the biggest and most important for David Fizdale is Frank Ntilikina.
  • 39 days ago
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David Fizdale had big impact on Erik Spoelstra in Miami

Newsday Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra didn't always agree with David Fizdale's suggestions and he joked that he threw him out of his office many times when the two worked together. But Spoelstra always appreciated Fizdale's mind, viewpoint, and ability to challenge him.
  • 39 days ago
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Erik Spoelstra reflects on 'legendary fights' with David Fizdale

NY Daily News (STEFAN BONDY) — Perhaps the working dynamic with Spoelstra provides a clue about why it didn't work in Memphis for Fizdale.
  • 39 days ago
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LeBron, Wade support meant everything to David Fizdale

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale wouldn’t bite on LeBron James possibly coming to the Knicks one day, but he did acknowledge a kinship. As an assistant, Fizdale was with James for all of The King’s four seasons in Miami, from 2010 to 2014. When Fizdale was fired by Memphis in late November, James and Dwyane Wade issued a...
  • 39 days ago
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David Fizdale must get on New York’s good side — and quick

NY Post (George Willis) — David Fizdale was standing outside of the entrance to Madison Square Garden under a marquee that announced his arrival. “Welcome David Fizdale, New York Knicks Head Coach,” it read in lights. As photographers clicked their cameras and Fizdale posed with a basketball, a pot-bellied passerby offered his quick assessment. “Good luck. You’ll need it,” he...
  • 40 days ago
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Knicks still have draft sights on Carmelo Anthony replacement

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Jeff Hornacek is gone, but his draft night views are not. Last month, Hornacek said he would like to see the Knicks select a small forward with their lottery pick as they’ve yet to fill the void left by Carmelo Anthony. Knicks president Steve Mills suggested the same thing Tuesday on MSG Network — with...
  • 40 days ago
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Knicks veteran senses Fizdale quality Hornacek never had

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Center Kyle O’Quinn did nothing to dispel the notion the Knicks have hired a head coach who will have a stronger connection to the players than Jeff Hornacek did. That was a requirement mandated by team management. It’s unclear if O’Quinn will ever play for new coach David Fizdale, as he has an opt-out clause...
  • 40 days ago
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David Fizdale’s first Knicks priority already painfully obvious

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Back in September, when Knicks team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry flanked then-coach Jeff Hornacek, a prime topic discussed with the media was how the team would develop a “contagious” defensive mindset. That was what they said. Either somebody lied or the team never got the memo. So Tuesday at the Garden,...
  • 40 days ago
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Knicks fans have seen smooth talkers like David Fizdale before

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Please forgive us if we’re a tad cynical about all this, if maybe we felt more than a subtle twinge of déjà vu. Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry met the media and spoke of the interview process to find the one perfect coaching human to transform Madison Square Garden from a basketball...
  • 40 days ago
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Rick Brunson’s attorney refutes misconduct allegations

NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) — Brunson's attorney vehemently denied allegations that the former Knicks guard had improper conduct toward women.
  • 40 days ago
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Knicks front office, owner must give David Fizdale room to coach

NY Daily News (Frank Isola) — David Fizdale has a tough job ahead of him.
  • 40 days ago
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Walt 'Clyde' Frazier, Shaquille O'Neal, John Starks like Knicks' hiring of David Fizdale

Newsday Former NBA stars Walt Frazier, Shaquille O'Neal and John Starks approve of the Knicks hiring David Fizdale as their new head coach.
  • 40 days ago
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