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Derek Fisher: Knicks Players More Focused On Future Than This Season

This is a first. Derek Fisher is essentially saying that his players either refuse to learn the triangle or can’t focus long enough to learn it, because so many of them are set to become free agents. The 5-21 Knicks have nine guys set to come off the books. They include Amar’e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani,Samuel Dalembert, JasonSmith, Iman Shumpert, Shane Larkin, Quincy Acy,...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher Senses Knicks' Pending Free Agents Thinking About Future

Derek Fisher senses that pending free agents on the New York Knicks are thinking about their futures, which has compromised the team's cohesiveness. “That’s a reality of this game,” Fisher said on Sunday. “You have a number of guys that are thinking about how they’re going to provide for their families and where their career is going and whether they’re going to be here...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Players Think Derek Fisher Practices are Too Hard

When you are a terrible undisciplined and selfish team, I’d expect the coach to be hard on you. The Knicks can’t decide what they want. One the one hand they want Fisher to be more emotional, but on the other hand they want him not to be on their back. Also, the day after losses, Woodson would typically hold voluntarily workouts that were light and non-demanding. Fisher, however...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Rodman Trashes New York Knicks and Derek Fisher

Via ESPN, the always controversial retired NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman made some critical comments about the New York Knicks and head coach Derek Fisher. Rodman who played under Phil Jackson said “If I know Phil, he just feels like [crap] right now.”” “The Worm” questioned if rookie coach Derek Fisher was right for the job. Rodman stated “You went and got Derek Fisher...
Via Basketball Bicker
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher: Knicks Don’t Trust the Triangle

None of the Knicks fit the Triangle offense, so of course they are struggling. They have a bunch of gunners and 1 on 1 players that treat ball movement like disease. They have to revamp the entire roster around Carmelo next season or they will continue to struggle until the end of time.  Here is what Fisher had to say via ESPN. Coach Derek Fisher knows one thing that’s ailing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the referee that ignored Derek Fisher’s timeout request cost the Knicks the game? (Video)

Credit: NY Daily News Last night at Madison Square Garden, the New York Knicks had a chance to snap their losing streak against the Brooklyn Nets. Although “chance,” in the correct context, meant tying the game at the time, the Knicks would be denied this opportunity because of a timeout that was not recognized by the official. However, the Knicks would still get a decent look...
Via Pass The Pill
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the New York Knicks really have a new identity?

Derek Fisher With all the excitement over the offseason many fans were expecting to see a completely different New York Knicks team this season. Judging by the start of the season, it seems that will not be the case. Although members of the organization have changed, the issue of inconsistent play still plagues the Knicks. The implementation of the triangle offense is one of the...
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks believe Derek Fisher can lure Kevin Durant to NYC

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks believe Derek Fisher’s presence is enough to lure Kevin Durant to the Knicks in 2016. The Knicks, sources say, expect to be a contender for Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant when he is projected to become a free agent in July 2016 and believe... The post Knicks Believe Derek Fisher Can Lure Kevin Durant appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 12, 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
Via Thacover2
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher could land Knicks' head coaching job soon

Once Steve Kerr decided to pass up on the New York Knicks in order to coach closer to his family in California with the Golden State Warriors, Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks apparently turned their attention to current NBA player Derek Fisher.  Reports are now surfacing that Fisher will likely become the Knicks new head coach (via ESPN). The New York Knicks’ pursuit of Derek...
Via Sportsnaut
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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