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KURT RAMBIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lakers Rumors: Kurt Rambis accepts $4.8 million deal to become Derek Fisher’s lead assistant coach with Knicks

The Lakers’ bench continues to deplete. According to Marc Berman from the New York Post, Kurt Rambis has accepted an offer to become Derek Fisher’s lead assistant coach with the Knicks. The deal is for four years and is worth $1.2 million per season, according to Berman. All four years are guaranteed. Rambis returned to the Lakers last season after being hired to be an assistant...
Via Lakerholicz.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Kurt Rambis to join Knicks

Kurt Rambis will accept a position as an assistant coach under new Knicks head coach Derek Fisher, league sources told ESPN New York. Rambis will be the first addition to Fisher's staff. Fisher said at his introductory news conference that he hoped to add some experienced coaches to his bench. Rambis has had three previous stints as an assistant coach for the Lakers, spanning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kurt Rambis to join Knicks as assistant coach

The former Lakers turned Knicks personnel has continued, as ESPN New York is reporting that former Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis has signed on to be an assistant coach on Derek Fisher’s staff. Bouncing around the league throughout his career, Rambis spent a total of 12 seasons on the Lakers bench. Working alongside Phil Jackson, now […]
Via Full Scale Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Kurt Rambis Top Target for Fisher’s Assistant

The New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher to be their new head coach, despite the fact that he doesn’t have any sort of coaching experience on his resume. To help make up for that, the Knicks are targeting Kurt Rambis, a former NBA coach, to be Fisher’s top assistant, according to New York Post. The Knicks are reportedly offering Rambis $1.2-million per year, which would make him...
Via Standing O Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks make offer to Kurt Rambis to be Derek Fisher’s top assistant

The Knicks have made Lakers coaching candidate Kurt Rambis a four-year offer of roughly $1.2 million per year to be rookie coach Derek Fisher’s top assistant, according to an NBA source. Rambis, a triangle guru and Lakers assistant last season, remains in the mix for the Lakers’ head-coaching vacancy and still is mulling a cross-country move to New York. The offer is close...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Target Kurt Rambis To Be Derek Fisher’s Top Assistant

The New York Post is reporting that the Knicks have targeted Kurt Rambis to be Derek Fisher’s top assistant coach.  Rambis is so highly thought of, that Knicks brass are prepared to make him one of the highest paid assistant in the NBA. According to the report, Rambis has been offered  $1.2 million per year to be rookie coach Derek Fisher’s right hand man.  Rambis coached...
Via Thacover2
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis “Favorite” to Land Lakers Job

The Lakers have intereviewed Byron Scott, Kurt Rambis and Alvin Gentry over the past few weeks and it appears as if it will come down to one of those three men. Initially, it sounded like Scott had the inside track, […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis interviews for Lakers job

And so, the interviewing process continues. According to multiple reporters, including Dave McMenamin from ESPN Los Angeles, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak met with Kurt Rambis last week to discuss the possibility of the 56-year-old taking over the team’s vacant head coaching position. Rambis previously coached the Lakers during the 1998-99 season after Del Harris was fired...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni explains why he hired Kurt Rambis, jokes about “We want Phil!” chants

The hiring of Kurt Rambis by Mike D’Antoni was seen as a puzzling move to some. After all, Rambis had publicly criticised D’Antoni’s system last season, plus Kurt is extremely close to Phil Jackson. As if the “We want Phil!” chants weren’t enough, D’Antoni would now have one of Phil’s protege’s by his side every night? During a recent interview with ESPN Los Angeles...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis not optimistic about Lakers’ offense

Anybody who has ever watched a Mike D’Antoni coached team in decent dosages knows one thing for certain. Mike loves to run. D’Antoni is a master of spreading the floor with shooters, while his point guard pushes the envelope. This approach did not work last season with D’Antoni’s personnel in Los Angeles, and newly appointed assistant coach, and former Laker, Kurt Rambis...
Via Pass The Pill
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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