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15 Player Quotes from Knicks Media Day

  Monday, the New York Knicks held media day at its training facility in Westchester, NY.  The players had an opportunity to catch up with the media and share their outlook on the upcoming season as they adjust to playing for a new coach in Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson’s triangle offense.  Here are a few highlights from yesterday’s media event. Carmelo Anthony on why he re...
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Knicks News: Amar'e Stoudamire 'looks great'

New York Knicks power forward Amar'e Stoudemire is looking to start the final year of his $100 million contract with a clean bill of health. The six time All-Star has had numerous issues with his knees stemming all the way back from his time with the Phoenix Suns. This offseason was different for Stoudemire, as he finished the season healthy and is in search of regaining his...
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Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher ready to begin shaping Knicks into a winner

The Knicks opened training camp last year with more questions and concerns than healthy bodies. Part of that stemmed from the sudden dismissal of Glen Grunwald and subsequent hiring of Steve Mills as team president four days before the start of camp. Four days before camp opens this year, new team president Phil Jackson sat between first-time coach Derek Fisher and Mills, now the...
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Knicks News: Starting spots are up for grabs

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is a lock to start. However, the other four spots are up for grabs, and preseason performance could determine who starts and who sits.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsCoach Derek Fisher commented on the Knicks' starting lineup:"The only person that I know for sure is going to probably start is No. 7 [Carmelo Anthony]. Everything...
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New York City Mayor Has Expectations For The Knicks

Here’s an image of the Mayor of New York City shoveling his own snow. Let’s see if he’ll be shoveling the Knicks out of town in January.  Adding to the pressure new head coach Derek Fisher, Mayor Bill De Blasio gives a friendly reminder to him and of course, his expectations. De Blasio had the following to say: “As a New Yorker, I want to say that we love the Knicks. Derek...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks To Hold Training Camp At West Point

Rookie head coach Derek Fisher is looking to add some discipline in New York. The Knicks missed the playoffs last year in the dreadful eastern conference, but with Carmelo Anthony back in the fold, there’s some optimism around the organization. As a bonding tool, Fisher has decided to take his team to West Point for the first week of training camp later this month. The Derek Fisher...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: 5 Bold Predictions For 2014-15

The New York Knicks are heading into a brand new era of basketball under Phil Jackson and new head coach Derek Fisher, and are very excited about their upcoming season. They aren’t expected to be championship contenders, but they do have enough talent to make a run at the playoffs if they play up to […] New York Knicks: 5 Bold Predictions For 2014-15 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
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August 27, 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
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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...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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