Kristaps Porzingis wasn't supposed to be "NBA ready" when the Knicks drafted him back in June. Even his biggest supporters wouldn't have described him as such. But after gaining weight over the summer, performing well in summer league and continuing that fine play into the Knicks' initial practices, New York still isn't ruling out throwing him into the starting lineup. Here's more...
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson avoided a hands-on approach with the team last season because he did not want to step on first-year head coach Derek Fisher’s toes. But after the Knicks finished with the second-worst record in the league, the novice coach told the sage that he would like some advice and assistance in the future. “Derek’s kind of asked me to...
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) Phil Jackson says he will spend more time around the New York Knicks coaching staff this season at the request of coach Derek Fisher. Jackson says Friday that he wanted to give Fisher his space last season in their new roles, but feels he may have ''stepped back too far last year.'' The NBA's career leader with 11 coaching championships says Fisher told him...
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Earlier this week, New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher made headlines following a bold statement regarding his team’s ability to rebound from their atrocious season this year. The Knicks sit dead last in the Eastern Conference with a record of 16 – 64 despite playoff aspirations at the beginning of the season. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, when asked about the New...
In the rare event that the New York Knicks won their final four games of the season, they would finish the year with a record of 19-63. That would still leave them as one of the worst teams in the NBA, but head coach Derek Fisher remains optimistic. On Thursday, Fisher basically said he believes...Read More
Derek Fisher With all the excitement over the offseason many fans were expecting to see a completely different New York Knicks team this season. Judging by the start of the season, it seems that will not be the case. Although members of the organization have changed, the issue of inconsistent play still plagues the Knicks. The implementation of the triangle offense is one of the...
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Reports surfaced on Thursday that despite the best efforts by the New York Knicks, namely president Phil Jackson in concert with new head coach Derek Fisher, Carmelo Anthony nevertheless has decided to opt-out of his contract with the team and become an unrestricted free agent, according to the […] The post Carmelo Anthony on...
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.
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