Knicks Morning News (2018.05.12)

  • [NYTimes] Raptors Fire Dwane Casey Days After He Wins Coaching Honor
    (Friday, May 11, 2018 4:48:56 PM)

    Casey led Toronto to the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, but a second-round sweep by the Cleveland Cavaliers cost him his job.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Coaches Pick Dwane Casey for Coach of the Year; Brad Stevens Gets No Votes
    (Friday, May 11, 2018 4:18:33 PM)

    The National Basketball Coaches Association has announced Casey as its 2017-18 coach of the year, two days after the Raptors were eliminated from the playoffs.

  • [SNY Knicks] Nick Van Exel expected to join David Fizdale’s coaching staff
    (Friday, May 11, 2018 12:50:06 PM)

    Nick Van Exel is expected to join Knicks head coach David Fizdale’s staff as an assistant.

  • [NYPost] LeBron on David Fizdale: ‘Good coach’ who’ll stand his ground
    (Friday, May 11, 2018 6:21:06 AM)

    Knicks brass never talked to LeBron James for a reference on David Fizdale — perhaps out of fear of tampering. But if they had, they would have heard praise from The King, who teamed with Fizdale, then a Heat assistant coach, with Miami from 2010-2104, reportedly getting along famously. “I think he’s a good coach,…

  • [NYDN] Knicks coach David Fizdale starting to build his staff
    (Friday, May 11, 2018 9:46:25 PM)

    David Fizdale has said he’s just starting to build his staff.

  • [NY Newsday] David Fizdale considering Keith Smart, Nick Van Exel for coaching staff, source says
    (Friday, May 11, 2018 7:48:53 PM)

    David Fizdale has begun working on his coaching staff.