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Derek Fisher Ousted As Knicks Head Coach

Derek Fisher is out as head coach of the New York Knicks. The team’s current five game losing streak contributed, but overall Fisher has proven incompetent in too many areas. Read more on the fallout at NYKLoyalist.com To read the story in it’s entirety, care of our friends at NYKLoyalist.com, click HERE.  
Via BadCulture
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Luke Walton will not consider coaching offers until offseason

The New York Knicks firing Derek Fisher as head coach on Monday led to immediate speculation that they might be interested in Luke Walton. Unfortunately for them, it sounds like Walton may not be ready to discuss coaching jobs just yet. ESPN's Marc Stein reports that Walton will not consider head coaching offers until the offseason: ESPN sources say Luke Walton is determined...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks making a bad situation worse by turning to Kurt Rambis to coach

The New York Knicks have lost nine of their last 10 games and are five games back of a playoff spot in the unpredictable Eastern Conference. But on Monday, they fired Derek Fisher as head coach, a surprising move that isn't necessarily right or wrong. What is wrong, definitively, is replacing him with Kurt Rambis.It's only on an interim basis, but with 28 games left in a season...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did the New York Knicks Make the Right Move Firing Derek Fisher?

The New York Knicks decided to move on from head coach Derek Fisher this Monday morning. The Knicks have lost five straight games and nine of its last ten. Fisher went 40-96 in a season and a half as head coach. Fisher thanked the Knicks organization for the opporutnity to start his head coaching career. “This is a very talented team with strong character and I am confident they...
Via The Sports Journal
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Before you ask: No, Phil Jackson absolutely should not coach the Knicks

As soon as the Knicks fired Derek Fisher on Monday morning, Phil Jackson's music started to play.Should the President of the Knicks, the 11-time championship-winning former coach, take the spot of the man who now has all the free time in the world to put the skills implied by his last name to good use? But all the past winning for Phil doesn't matter right now. The Knicks, who have...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rodman wants Phil Jackson to know he’s ready to coach Knicks

Dennis Rodman is apparently trying to get into coaching. The basketball Hall of Famer tweeted to Knicks President Phil Jackson and the team’s official Twitter account to lobby for the now-vacant head coaching position. Hey @PhilJackson11 @nyknicks, I have a pretty decent resume on the court and I can coach; and I'm available. Call me. @nba — Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Comeback
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher

The 2015 season for the New York Knicks got off to a fast start as the surpassed the expectations that many had for them. Then there was the emergence of rookie Kristaps Porzingis, who looks like he was worth the first round pick the Knicks used on him last June. But now the team is in the midst of a five game losing streak and have dropped their ninth game out of ten. So with that...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The New York Knicks have reportedly fired head coach Derek Fisher. Sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne Monday morning that Fisher is out as the team’s head coach. The Knicks have fired Derek Fisher, sources told ESPN. — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) February 8, 2016 Kurt Rambis will reportedly serve as the team’s interim coach. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks fire head coach Derek Fisher

His tenure ended almost as soon as it started. The Knicks announced they fired Derek Fisher after he went 40-96 in a season and a half at the helm of Phil Jackson's squad. Fisher retired as a player in 2014 to take the job, one that many thought could be a good fit since Fisher played in Jackson's triangle offense as a player. But perhaps he...
Via NJ.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA rumors: Knicks worried about Carmelo Anthony's long-term health?

Carmelo Anthony has had two MRIs over the past three weeks. Watch video As the Knicks slip further from postseason contention, the upcoming NBA trade deadline will be about positioning the franchise for a big summer run at free agents, developing Kristaps Porzingis further and making a run next year. Carmelo for Blake Griffin...
Via NJ.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks 7-foot, $54 million dilemma

Currently, the New York Knicks are faced with a major dilemma, what to do with Robin Lopez? Coming into this season, expectations were not high for the Knicks. They were coming off a year where they had only managed to win 17 games, had just drafted an unknown teenager from Latvia, and had struck out on all major free agents over the summer. Having only been able to sign ...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mudiay, Nuggets hand Knicks fifth straight loss

NEW YORK (AP) Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay scored nine of his 15 points during a decisive fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading New York Knicks 101-96 on Sunday. Former Knicks forward Danilo Gallinari and Will Barton each had 19 points to lead the Nuggets, who won for the third time in four games. But it was Mudiay, who was just 2 for 12 through three quarters,...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who should be the New York Knicks next point guard?

A consistent problem for the New York Knicks this season has been the inconsistent play from the point guard position. When the Knicks acquired Jose Calderon they viewed him as the perfect point guard to run the triangle. Calderon who was known for his three point shot has been inconsistent this season for the Knicks. The 34 year old also has trouble guarding other starting point...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every New York Knicks first round draft pick since 1985

Since 1985, the New York Knicks have selected 27 players in the first round of the NBA Draft. How many can you name?
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons take on the struggling New York Knicks

The New York Knicks swarmed Andre Drummond to key a December win over the Detroit Pistons, but haven't shown signs of being able to replicate that effort recently. The slumping Knicks will try to tighten things up as they try to avoid their fifth straight road loss Thursday night against a Detroit team that will likely be without Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who owns the second-longest...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Phil Jackson consider Carmelo Anthony trade?

It’s silly season with the NBA trade deadline on approach, meaning it was just a matter of time before the New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony entered the conversation. Honestly, this looked like a year in which Anthony’s name finally wouldn’t come up near the deadline. Phil Jackson has done an incredible job building the roster and just a few weeks ago the Knicks were in...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Streaky New York Knicks need to Refocus

With the fourth place Boston Celtics visiting Madison Square Garden, the Knicks were in position to gain some traction and rebound from losing five of their last six games.  Boston came in having lost a rough game against the struggling Orlando Magic their last time out, and were looking to bounce back against a Knicks team that is still in its growth stage. Knicks fans knew this...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: Knicks missing playoffs wouldn't be a disappointment

The New York Knicks currently find themselves on the outside looking in on the chase for playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, but head coach Derek Fisher insists he wouldn’t view this season as a disappointment should the team fail to reach the postseason. “No. … Disappointment in what? We’re a developing team with a ton of new players,” Fisher said on “The Michael...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Kobe Bryant's MSG record 61 points

“He’s going to go out there and really establish himself and his team as winners, not play down to the Knicks but elevate above the Knicks. To score 61 points — I’ve been in the 50 range a couple times but to score 60 is a whole other level. That is a lot more shot attempts, a lot more effort. He can reach the 100 plateau.” — Jamal Mashburn Scoring 100 points in...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis dishes great no-look pass to teammate

New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis can do it all. He can shoot, defend the basket, score the ball and he can dish, as evidenced by the great no-looker he threw in Sunday night’s game against the Warriors. The fourth overall pick in this year’s draft drew a double team on one particular play, but he wasn’t phased. Instead, he decided to throw a perfect no-look pass behind...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers were denied chance to talk to Kristaps Porzingis

Agents taking control of their clients’ draft situation is nothing new in sports. Agents are paid to set the demands for teams that wish to draft their client in all sports, from baseball to football to hockey and basketball. The draft process of Kristaps Porzingis was pretty much handled precisely to get him drafted by the New York Knicks, much to the possible chagrin of the...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis: ‘Gotta find a little bit of time for the girls, right?’

Kristaps Porzingis has not only taken the NBA by storm due to his solid play on the court during his rookie season with the New York Knicks, he’s also becoming something of a hot commodity and a media sensation off of it. Case in point: Porzingis is the subject of a Q&A in the recent issue of GQ magazine, in which he discusses how he balances the demands of playing in the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks aren’t asking about a Carmelo Anthony trade

Carmelo Anthony controls his destiny with the New York Knicks. The NBA trade deadline must be on approach with the Knicks and Anthony beginning to pop up in rumblings. The superstar continues to be one of the biggest names to come up this time of year, and while it made sense in past years to think Anthony might want to get away from the Knicks, it makes zero sense now. Which is...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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