Knicks Head Coach Search: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Position

February 8th, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

The New York Knicks fired head coach Derek Fisher on Monday, replacing him with interim coach Kurt Rambis, per the team.

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Luke Walton, Brian Shaw Among Targets to Be Next Head Coach Monday, Feb. 8 According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, Brian Shaw and Luke Walton are the team's primary long-term targets to take over the position. Ken Berger of CBS Sports added more on the Walton front:

Walton, of course, took over for Steve Kerr while he was on leave to start the season, leading the team to a 39-4 record while winning Western Conference Coach of the Month honors for November.

Shaw, meanwhile, spent two years as the Denver Nuggets head coach, going 56-85 in that time. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reported, citing a source, that "Shaw says he'd love to take the Knicks job and would be a great fit alongside Phil Jackson."

If the Knicks broaden their search, a number of veteran coaches are on the market and could be intriguing targets, including Scott Brooks and Tom Thibodeau, among others. Thibodeau, in particular, would re ...

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