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With Van Gundy Out, Knicks May Tap Jackson

Former player in a 'one-horse race' to coach troubled team

(Newser) - Former Knick Mark Jackson may be the logical frontrunner to step into Isiah Thomas' old shoes, despite Jackson's lack of coaching experience. Jeff Van Gundy has suggested that the hiring process is a "one-horse race," effectively taking himself out of consideration. The other potential candidate, Scott Skiles, seems... More »

Knicks Fire Coach Thomas

Patience finally runs out on woeful 'rebuilding' process at Madison Square Garden

(Newser) - Isiah Thomas was fired today as head coach of the New York Knicks, the Times reports. Team president Donnie Walsh said that Thomas will remain as an adviser, although he’ll have no direct responsibilities. The Knicks were 56-108 in his two seasons at coach; they've made little headway since... More »

Walsh: No Decision Yet on Isiah

Thomas a hot topic at introductory press conference

(Newser) - Embattled Knicks coach—and former president—Isiah Thomas was a popular subject at the inaugural press conference of Donnie Walsh, his replacement at the top of the organization. However, Walsh offered no immediate judgment of Thomas's performance in New York, speaking of him only in vague and positive terms: "... More »

Dolan Still Wants Thomas

Owner says he won't get in way of a new GM, but hopes Isiah remains on bench

(Newser) - Donnie Walsh's handshake agreement to run the Knicks next season could end up being a goodbye wave if owner James Dolan meddles too much, reports the New York Daily News. Dolan had said he won't step in if Walsh wants to replace coach Isiah Thomas, but he also made it... More »

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