One of the reasons the Knicks brought Kurt Rambis into town last season was to mentor first-year head coach Derek Fisher. New York wanted someone with head-coaching experience to share the bench with Fish, and Rambis' history with Phil Jackson obviously played a role. Now, the second-year Knicks assistant has a new assignment, according to ESPN's Ian Begley: The Knicks selected...
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...
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 […]
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...
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, […]
The Los Angeles Lakers' coaching search continues as the playoffs are nearing their end and the draft and free agency are quickly on their way. The latest name mentioned to be in contention for the job is Kurt Rambis, the former Lakers star who won four championships with the team as a player in the 1980's and two more titles as an assistant coach under Phil Jackson in 2002 and...
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...
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