NBA Rumors: Will Chris Mullin Be the Next General Manager of the New York Knicks?

October 1st, 2010 by Keith Schlosser Leave a reply »
While Knicks President Donnie Walsh insists health problems will not force him to leave his post, many suitors are already in line to become his successor.

Entering the final year of his contract, Walsh, now 69 years old, is undecided about his future. He finally, however, has seemingly returned the Knicks to respectability by reshaping the team with Amare Stoudemire and company this summer.

Aiding Walsh in the remodeling were Glen Grunwald, John Gabriel (who was responsible for signing Grant Hill and Tracy McGrady to the Magic in 2000), and Allan Houston.

Houston may be the clear favorite out of those three to potentially replace Walsh when the time comes, but there are outside candidates as well.

While owner James Dolan’s plans to bring Isiah Thomas back to the Knicks have been initially foiled by the NBA, there is always a possibly he could return for a second run as general manager.

The New York Daily News reports that Chris Mullin, whom was acquired by Walsh as a Pacer during his playing days, may be Walsh’s personal choice to be his replacement.

Mullin is also coincidentally in Italy this week ...

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