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Once Again, Amar’e Stoudemire can be an X-Factor

Back in his days in Phoenix, Amar’e Stoudemire was a dominant post presence and one of the best overall scorers in the league. Fast forward a few years, countless injuries and several surgeries later, the man known as STAT is seen as nothing more than a role player by many. Now, with Derek Fisher as a coach, the Knicks are expected to run the triangle offense in this upcoming...
Via Turn On The Knicks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Moment Where Derek Fisher Realizes Coaching the New York Knicks is Not Going to be Easy

It's okay Derek. It's only summer league. No one is going to really care what goes on for months.@cjzero/Twitter Loading...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: We'll be 'a playoff team' in 2014-15

In a message that is sure to be soothing to some Knicks fans, Derek Fisher said on Monday that he's confident New York will be back in the playoffs next spring. "I believe in our guys," Fisher said in Las Vegas after the Knicks’ summer league team practice, according to published reports. "Even if nothing else changes, we’re good enough to be a playoff team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher confident Carmelo Anthony will lead Knicks to title

The New York Knicks got their man, and now a chase for a championship begins. Carmelo Anthony’s decision to re-sign has Derek Fisher feeling confident that the Knicks will return to the playoffs this season and eventually win an NBA title.  Fisher told Newsday that it’s up to him as a coach to make that happen. “In my opinion, based on our roster and the things we’re going...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Amar'e hopes to return to All-Star level under Fisher

Photo Credit: Francois Mori/AP Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire is certainly no stranger to the ups and downs of being an NBA player. Stoudemire was revered in the Big Apple when he joined the Knicks, starring on a team of overachievers, and flourishing in the spotlight. Unfortunately, constant injuries have turned STAT into one of those “when he’s healthy, this guy is dangerous...
Via New York Sports-Kings
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks believe Derek Fisher can lure Kevin Durant to NYC

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks believe Derek Fisher’s presence is enough to lure Kevin Durant to the Knicks in 2016. The Knicks, sources say, expect to be a contender for Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant when he is projected to become a free agent in July 2016 and believe... The post Knicks Believe Derek Fisher Can Lure Kevin Durant appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher accepts Knicks coaching job

Howard Beck of Bleacher Report is reporting that the Knicks and Derek Fisher have agreed to a deal to make him the teams new head coach. Derek Fisher has decided to accept the Knicks' head coaching position, per source. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) June 9, 2014
Via Thacover2
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher could land Knicks' head coaching job soon

Once Steve Kerr decided to pass up on the New York Knicks in order to coach closer to his family in California with the Golden State Warriors, Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks apparently turned their attention to current NBA player Derek Fisher.  Reports are now surfacing that Fisher will likely become the Knicks new head coach (via ESPN). The New York Knicks’ pursuit of Derek...
Via Sportsnaut
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher the new front runner for Knicks job

Tweet Now that his team is no longer in the playoffs, guard Derek Fisher has emerged as a top candidate for the New York Knicks coaching vacancy partly due to the Los Angeles Lakers lukewarm pursuit, per a report from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. As the Los Angeles Lakers remain cool on the pursuit of Derek Fisher as a coaching candidate, the New York Knicks continue to cement...
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher says it is his 'calling' to be a head coach

Well I guess we can move on from the Derek Fisher to some teams NBA front office rumors.  Despite the raw emotion of knowing he’s possibly played his last game in the NBA, Fisher seems to know what his future holds for him. During his 20 minute exit interview on Sunday, Fisher finally admitted that he does plan to coach, saying it’s “his calling.” “I think I’ve always...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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