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DEREK FISHER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carmelo Doesn’t Expect To Win Scoring Title With New Offense

Carmelo Anthony has a new coach in New York and with Derek Fisher’s new system, the infamous triangle offense, Anthony doesn’t foresee a scoring title in his near future. Per ESPN’s Ian Begley, Anthony believes that the system provides more of a balance. Carmelo said he may take fewer shots and score less this season as a result of the triangle. #Knicks — Ian Begley (@IanBegley...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TOK Roundtable – How Many Games Will the Knicks Win?

The Knicks are off to a bit of a slow start this preseason, but will it carry over to when the games start counting? Find out what our staff writers think in this week’s TOK Roundtable! How many games will the Knicks win this season? Chris Celletti - A lot of folks may not like this opinion, but it’s sort of liberating for the Knicks to be heading into a season with pretty...
Via Turn On The Knicks
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Derek Fisher Makes Great 1st Impression as Head Coach

The Knicks roster is basically set but while lineups and rotations have yet to determined, one thing that has looked promising is the 1st impressions on head coach Derek Fisher. Fisher has already shown an air of confidence and know-how rarely seen in a rookie head coach especially in a big-market city like New York. But you can easily see that his time as NBA Players’ Association...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher praises J.R. Smith's work ethic and starts J.R. in preseason opener

Derek Fisher decided to start J.R. Smith at shooting guard in the New York Knicks' first preseason game. Fisher went with Smith, Jose Calderon, Carmelo Anthony, Andrea Bargnani and Samuel Dalembert in the starting lineup for Wednesday's preseason opener against the Boston Celtics. Fisher, though, made it clear that his lineup can change before the start of the regular...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is J.R. Smith gaining the trust of the Knicks?

When one thinks of J.R. Smith as a basketball player, they might think of his questionable shot selection, his explosive scoring ability, or his propensity to get into on-court skirmishes. But being a responsible team leader? That is not normally an attribute associated to Smith. Well, according to new Knicks coach Derek Fisher, that is exactly what J.R. has been thus far in training...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Knicks Six Pack – 2014-15 Training Camp Edition

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen this much positivity surrounding the Knicks. We shouldn’t anoint Derek Fisher the next coming just yet, but he certainly has the team’s mentality headed in the right direction. Here’s what you need to know about the first few days of training camp: 1. Most of the summer was spent speculating on how the Knicks roster fits into the...
Via Turn On The Knicks
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Derek Fisher ignored triangle offense in first Knicks practice

Triangle this. At the first practice of Knicks training camp at West Point, the triangle was an unspoken word. The 2 ¹/₂-hour session at Christl Arena was all defense, all the time. Rookie coach Derek Fisher realizes the team’s lack of defensive fortitude was the downfall of last season’s confused 37-45 club. What a better venue to study the art of defense than a military...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  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 the new front runner for Knicks job

Tweet Now that his team is no longer in the playoffs, guard Derek Fisher has emerged as a top candidate for the New York Knicks coaching vacancy partly due to the Los Angeles Lakers lukewarm pursuit, per a report from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. As the Los Angeles Lakers remain cool on the pursuit of Derek Fisher as a coaching candidate, the New York Knicks continue to cement...
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher says it is his 'calling' to be a head coach

Well I guess we can move on from the Derek Fisher to some teams NBA front office rumors.  Despite the raw emotion of knowing he’s possibly played his last game in the NBA, Fisher seems to know what his future holds for him. During his 20 minute exit interview on Sunday, Fisher finally admitted that he does plan to coach, saying it’s “his calling.” “I think I’ve always...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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