DONNIE WALSH RUMORS & GOSSIP
Donnie Walsh and Rod Thorn defended Jason Kidd against anonymous comments made by an NBA scout suggesting that the first-year head coach of the Brooklyn Nets "doesn't do anything."
"I think he'll be a great coach, but you can't judge him on the first 10 games," said Walsh.
"He knows basketball, he gets instant respect from players because of who...
Steve Mills is returning to the New York Knicks as president and general manager, replacing Glen Grunwald in a front-office shake-up just days before the start of training camp.
Mills spent a decade as an executive at Madison Square Garden and before that worked at the NBA for 16 years. He left MSG in 2009 after the arrival of Donnie Walsh as Knicks president.
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September 26, 2013
Donnie Walsh has an uncertain future as the Indiana Pacers' president, and he believes Larry Bird might come out of retirement to take his spot in the organization's front office.
Even so, Walsh would return to the Pacers next season if Bird does not and owner Herb Simon wants him back.
“I like this but I don’t need to do it,’’ Walsh said.
Walsh said he recently asked...
Donnie Walsh may no longer be with the Knicks, but it is clear that no bridges have been burned with his former employer.
Walsh spoke with New York reporters about the Knicks prior to their 88-76 victory over the Pacers, his current employer, and touched base on a number of topics regarding his old team. Walsh spoke highly about the Knicks’ early success, and more specifically...
Pacers President Donnie Walsh doesn't think his team has to make many adjustments to be able to contend for an NBA title.
Since coach Frank Vogel took over the team midway through the 2010-11 season, the Pacers have done nothing but take steps forward. They went to the playoffs for the first time in four years when Vogel took over, then lost to the eventual champion Miami Heat...
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October 02, 2012
Roger Brown Story Trailer Video (Link courtesy of Tman) It may not seem like it, based on our recent emotionally driven, factually deficient fetish for J.R. Smith, but Knicks Fanatics are smart and passionate historians especially when it comes to remembering great home grown ballers. In a previous Thread, our coach and conscience, Tman of Bball, reminded us of Brooklyn legend...
Larry Bird officially resigned as Indiana Pacers' president of basketball operations, returning the baton to Donnie Walsh, who filled the role in the team's glory days over 24 seasons before four seasons with the Knicks. Under Walsh, Kevin Pritchard was promoted to general manager. He replaces David Morway, who resigned Tuesday after 13 seasons with the franchise. "...
Donnie Walsh has been named Indiana's president of basketball operations while Kevin Pritchard will be the general manager.
The Pacers may bring back Donnie Walsh to the franchise in some capacity.
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While everyone fawns and speculates over the pipe-dream reunion of Shaquille O’Neal and the Orlando Magic, a source from within the Magic organization has informed us that the team has had informal discussions with former Pacers and Knicks President of Operations, Donnie Walsh, about their vacancy. While no official interview has taken place, it shouldn’t [...]