Found September 25, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
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With the Knicks' roster looking set (except for occasional Rasheed Wallace rumor) heading into training camp next week, the team is looking to put the finishing touches on its coaching staff.Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported that the Knicks are hiring Dave Hopla to fill a vacant seat on the team's bench. Hopla, a well-know shooting consultant, will reportedly play a role similar to that of Kenny Atkinson from last season. He'll focus on player development and conditioning drills.The said hiring is an interesting one, given the fact it's been suggested that head coach Mike Woodson hire an offensive coordinator of sorts as an assistant. While Hopla certainly won't be depended on to run the offense, hiring a coach known for his shooting suggests the Knicks may want an advisor to work with players on offense.With so many skilled offensive players already in place, is such a hiring really beneficial? Many of the team's players are steady shooters. Pe...
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