Do the New York Knicks need new leadership?

The New York Knicks’ president Phil Jackson fired Derek Fisher as the head coach on Monday. The assistant head coach Kurt Rambis has been named interim head coach. Rambis is the 27th head coach and fourth since 2011, which is a reflection of their losing record. The franchise has not seen a championship since the 1973 NBA Finals when they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers. The 1998...
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Phil Jackson Giving Kurt Rambis 'Chance To Win' Knicks' Job

Kurt Rambis is serving as interim head coach of the New York Knicks after Derek Fisher was fired. Rambis has another shot after failing as a head coach with the Minnesota Timberwolves. "I do think Phil Jackson wants Kurt Rambis to be successful. I think he wants the Knicks to have a good second half so he can give Rambis the job," said Windhorst. "(Rambis is) going to have to accomplish...
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Wall, Wizards ruin Rambis' Knicks debut with 111-108 win

NEW YORK (AP) John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 26, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 111-108 on Tuesday night in the Knicks' first game under Kurt Rambis. Wall made four free throws in the final 6.6 seconds and the Wizards held on when Langston Galloway's 3-pointer at the buzzer was just short. Carmelo Anthony had 33 points and 13 rebounds, but...
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Derek Fisher released a statement about the Knicks

Derek Fisher's reign as Knicks coach ended Monday morning after an unsuccessful year and a half. Fisher leaves New York with a 40-96 career record and no major moments to salvage. But he still showed some gratitude toward his mentor Phil Jackson, Knicks owner James Dolan and the Knicks organization in a prepared statement he tweeted out Tuesday:The Knicks are just 23-31 on the season...
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Kurt Rambis basically called the Knicks a bunch of ball hogs

It didn't take Knicks interim coach Kurt Rambis much time to give his real thoughts on the roster he took over Monday when the team fired Derek Fisher and put him in charge. During the pregame presser before Tuesday's Knicks-Wizards game at Madison Square Garden, Rambis constantly hit home one point: connectivity. The Knicks, in his mind, hadn't been connected enough, especially...
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Top New York Knicks coaching candidates

On Monday afternoon, the Derek Fisher experiment in New York came to an end after going 40-96 through a season-and-a-half as the Knicks’ head coach. Kurt Rambis has been pegged as the interim head coach, and will remain in position for the rest of the season. That being said, there is still the need for a head coach of the Knicks, and there are a number of candidates out there...
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Rambis, for one big reason, goes where Fisher wouldn't: Playoffs count

Introduced as the New York Knicks' interim head coach after Derek Fisher was fired Monday, Kurt Rambis immediately went where Fisher wouldn't: The playoffs.Playoffs?!After losing nine of their last 10 games, maybe the playoffs seem like a pipe dream heading into All-Star Weekend. But the Knicks are still only five games behind eighth-place Detroit, with Orlando, Washington and Charlotte...
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7 Knicks head coaching candidates to replace Derek Fisher (PHOTOS)

Who could Phil Jackson bring in as the franchise's next head coach? Watch video President Phil Jackson and the Knicks bid Derek Fisher farewell on Monday after a season and a a half of mediocre basketball at Madison Square Garden. Whoever takes over (Kurt Rambis currently holds the interim head coach title) will inherit a roster...
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New York Knicks fire Derek Fisher

The New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher, naming Kurt Rambis as the interim coach. The #Knicks have relieved Derek Fisher of his coaching duties. Kurt Rambis has been named interim head coach. READ https://t.co/W28qluC9AD — NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) February 8, 2016 The Knicks, despite being a veteran team being disguised as a rebuilding squad, have been awful...
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Knicks To Promote Kurt Rambis To Interim Head Coach

Kurt Rambis will serve as interim head coach of the New York Knicks following the dismissal of Derek Fisher. Rambis has been an assistant coach on Fisher's staff and was previously head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rambis is a longtime confidant of Phil Jackson.
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