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Tom Thibodeau unlikely to be hired by Phil Jackson?

Tom Thibodeau may covet the New York Knicks’ head coaching job, but he is unlikely to get it while Phil Jackson is in charge. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski wrote on Tuesday that he believes you can “forget about Tom Thibodeau’s candidacy” for the Knicks job because Jackson would be unlikely to hire the coach. From Woj’s column: Everyone can forget about Tom Thibodeau...
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Report: Phil Jackson would never hire Tom Thibodeau for Knicks job

In the wake of Tom Thibodeau practically begging for the New York Knicks job comes a report from Adrian Wojonarowski that lays out how Thibodeau has no chance at getting the job. Woj basically gives us a look behind the curtains in New York where there still seems to be dysfunction in the ranks. Not the type of dysfunction that ran rampant back in the Isiah Thomas days, but a new...
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Candidates for New York Knicks head coaching job

In surprising news, the New York Knicks fired second-year head coach Derek Fisher after going 23-31. The Knicks only won 17 games last season, and as of today they sit just five games out of a playoff spot. However, New York is going through a five-game losing streak and has lost nine of its last 10 overall. Fisher won five championships as a point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers...
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Tom Thibodeau wants to coach the Knicks

The New York Knicks are looking for a new head coach following the firing of Derek Fisher on Monday. Team president Phil Jackson confirmed that Kurt Rambis will remain the interim head coach for the rest of the season, but who could Jackson have in mind for the long-term? According to NBA writer Brian Windhorst, league sources believe Brian Shaw and Luke Walton are top...
Via The Sports Daily
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Report: Tom Thibodeau has 'always wanted' Knicks job

The New York Knicks are suddenly in the market for a head coach after Monday’s startling firing of Derek Fisher. Fortunately, the right man for the job may have some serious interest. According to a report by Ian O’Connor of ESPN on Monday, the Knicks are the job former Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has “always wanted” and that he “would crawl to Madison Square Garden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Tom Thibodeau wants the Knicks' head coaching job

When the Knicks announced the firing of coach Derek Fisher on Monday, speculation immediately turned to who would be his replacement. Former Fisher assistant Kurt Rambis will take over as interim coach in the meantime, but the Knicks are clearly looking further beyond him. Who could it be?Could it be a Phil Jackson disciple, like Brian Shaw or Luke Walton? Or could Jackson actually...
Via Fox Sports
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Source: Knicks' Job The One Tom Thibodeau Has Always Wanted

With Derek Fisher out as head coach of the New York Knicks, Tom Thibodeau's name has surfaced as a possibility. "The Knicks are the job he's always wanted. He would crawl to Madison Square Garden," said a source. Thibodeau was fired as head coach of the Chicago Bulls at the end of last season. So far, the Knicks have been more strongly linked to Phil Jackson protegees Brian Shaw and Luke Walton.
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The Frustration That is the Chicago Bulls

Sports can have a way of testing existing presumptions. It’s easy to be comfortable with the status quo when things are unfolding as planned. But the NBA is a league in constant flux. Not everything follows script and change at both the coaching and player level is inevitable. The Chicago Bulls are a team that has recently navigated a period of considerable change in bringing...
Via The Sports Post
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Report: Cavaliers would have strongly considered Tom Thibodeau if job opened last summer

Tom Thibodeau would have been a candidate for the Cleveland Cavaliers job had the team elected to fire David Blatt during the summer, according to a report. The former Bulls coach would have received “heavy consideration’ during the offseason, according to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, but the team elected to keep Blatt at that time. Thibodeau was apparently not considered after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs would have considered Tom Thibodeau last summer

Tyronn Lue now coaches the Cleveland Cavaliers in the wake of the David Blatt firing, but had the timeline been slightly different, it might have been Tom Thibodeau coaching LeBron James. Most know the buildup to this story by now. Blatt got canned last week for a few reasons. Some would suggest James and his crew played a part due to his friendship with Lue. Others would point...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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