Knicks Morning News (2018.04.14)

  • [NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. ‘can’t wrap thoughts’ around Knicks management
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:39:01 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. did not co-sign with the Knicks on their reasons for canning Jeff Hornacek.

  • [NYDN] Knicks would be wise to get Porzingis’ input on coach in meeting
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:37:45 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis is expected to attend player exit meetings on Saturday.

  • [NYDN] David Fizdale says he will interview for Knicks’ coaching job
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:37:09 PM)

    David Fizdale, considered by some as a leading candidate for the Knicks’ vacant coaching position, is scheduled to interview next week.

  • [NYDN] Abby Hornacek posts about father and fired Knicks coach, Jeff
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 7:20:34 AM)

    Recently fired Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek still has at least one ardent supporter.

  • [SNY Knicks] A look at the candidates for Knicks head coach
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 11:21:24 PM)

    With the Knicks’ search for a new head coach already underway, here is a look at the top candidates for the position in its early stages.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis expected to sit in exit interview
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 6:42:21 PM)

    Knicks star F Kristaps Porzingis will be present at his exit meeting this season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Who will be the Knicks’ next coach?
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 6:50:15 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks GM Perry: ‘There’s a number of options’ to deal with Noah
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 10:36:35 AM)

    Knicks GM Scott Perry said the team does not yet have a plan regarding center Joakim Noah for the 2018-19 season but will evaluate all options.

  • [NY Newsday] Why Kristaps Porzingis could be a big part of Knicks’ coaching search
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 10:28:16 PM)

    It seems that everyone has an opinion about who the next Knicks coach should be. Few opinions, however, should carry as much weight as the one that could be delivered Saturday when Kristaps Porzingis meets with Knicks management.

  • [NY Newsday] Steve Clifford could be Knicks’ coaching candidate after getting fired by Hornets
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 1:00:10 PM)

    Could another coach with Long Island ties be joining the list of candidates to replace Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek?

  • [ESPN] Hornets fire Clifford after 36-46 season
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 10:15:26 AM)

    The Hornets announced Friday that they have fired coach Steve Clifford after a 36-46 season.

  • [NYPost] Van Gundy won’t rule out Knicks return, but backs Jackson, too
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 8:18:29 PM)

    Though his buddy Mark Jackson is up for the same gig, former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy hasn’t ruled out being a candidate for the coaching job. However, during a radio interview Friday, he tried mostly to deflect the situation while giving a strong endorsement to his broadcast partner. There’s a sense the awkwardness of…

  • [NYPost] Veteran coach expresses interest in Knicks’ coaching job
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 3:36:21 PM)

    No surprise, Frank Vogel has expressed interest in the Knicks job, according to an NBA source. Vogel, who was lights-out as the Pacers’ head coach (2011-16), was fired by the Magic after consecutive 50-plus loss seasons, posting a 54-110 overall record in Orlando. Knicks general manager Scott Perry, then serving as the Magic assistant GM,…

  • [NYPost] Mark Jackson would love Knicks job: Isiah Thomas
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 8:54:02 AM)

    If Isiah Thomas were still Knicks president and not Liberty president, it sounds like either Mark Jackson or Jason Kidd would be his choice to run the troubled franchise. Appearing on the “Bernie and Sid’’ WABC radio show Friday morning, Thomas gave endorsements for both former Knicks point guards. Kidd, who coached for Brooklyn and…

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Can Winning Become Rollicking Fun Again for the Warriors?
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 10:32:07 PM)

    The reigning champions have dealt with injuries, complacency and general fatigue, but even without Stephen Curry, they might rediscover the joy.

  • [NYTimes] 2018 N.B.A. Playoff Preview: As the Playoffs Begin, the N.B.A.’s Biggest Stars are Going Ring Hunting
    (Friday, April 13, 2018 11:00:08 AM)

    The Rockets, Warriors and Cavaliers all think they have an edge in the league’s annual contest for the jewelry that tends to dominate the conversation.