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Knicks trying to finalize meeting with LeBron's former coach

Knicks trying to finalize meeting with LeBron's former coach

"New York is finalizing plans to meet with three of the top candidates for the Knicks' head coaching job this week - David Fizdale, Mark Jackson and Jerry Stackhouse, league sources tell ESPN". "I think they will make the right decisions, so we have to trust them".

"Jeff is a true professional who has worked tirelessly for this organization the last two seasons", Knicks President Steve Mills and General Manager Scott Perry said in a statement.

The Knicks are wasting no time as they search to replace Jeff Hornacek, who was sacked from his coaching duties Thursday.

NY also planned to contact Jerry Stackhouse - coach of Raptors 905, Toronto's G League affiliate - according to sources. It was waived after less than a year when he was bought out of his contract. At the end of the day, you want to come to NY, based on my body of work there. One of the stated priorities for a new coach, according to Perry, is he's "a very skilled communicator, a guy who can connect very well with his players".

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Here are five things the Knicks should look to accomplish this offseason in order to further accelerate their rebuild.

While speaking to reporters on Saturday, Porzingis talked about trusting the front office in wake of the team's coaching search.

If the Knicks offer Porzingis an extension next summer rather than this summer, it could create an additional $10 million in cap space for the club in the summer of 2019. I want it to be mutual, I want them to want me. The torn ACL he suffered midway through this season is expected to keep him out for at least the first month or so of next season.


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