Derek Fisher said his ability to overcome shortcomings in talent by understanding basketball will more than compensate for an absence of coaching experience when he takes charge at the New York Knicks.
Steve Kerr said he might have become the coach of the New York Knicks, instead of the Golden State Warriors, if not for his non-stop travel during the National Basketball Association playoffs as a TNT network commentator.
Phil Jackson’s inability to land the coach of his choice is an “embarrassing situation” for the man granted total control over basketball operations of the New York Knicks, former Madison Square Garden President Bob Gutkowski said.
The New York Knicks began what one National Basketball Association analyst called the “second step” in trying to re-sign leading scorer Carmelo Anthony by firing coach Mike Woodson after two full seasons.
The longer the Chicago Bulls stay alive in the NBA playoffs, the louder the clamoring will grow for the return of their injured budding superstar, Derrick Rose. Before the din becomes overwhelming, critics should remember the story of an injured budding superstar of another era: Grant Hill.