Derek Fisher

Assistant coach Kurt Rambis directs several of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game against the Nuggets at Pepsi Center on Nov. 13, 2013 in Denver, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Knicks Make Rambis Lucrative Offer To Be Fisher’s Top Assistant

Derek Fisher is his own man, but without any head coaching experience the Knicks figure he’s going to need a hand from time to time. Who better than Kurt Rambis, a guy even more used to winning than Fisher is?


Jose Calderon (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Jackson’s First Trade Indicates New Path For Knicks

Jackson’s first move as Knicks GM is a good one because he got back more assets and value than he sent out the door. It’s also a great signal of how he intends to build this team into a title contender in the near future.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony Says He Had ‘Great’ Meeting With Jackson, Knicks Brass

Carmelo Anthony says last week’s sit down with Phil Jackson “went well.” But if he’s already made up his mind about free agency, he’s not saying.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: Carmelo Anthony Still Plans To Opt Out Of Contract

It’s too soon to say whether Melo will bolt for greener pastures. But the Knicks superstar will be testing free agency unless he has “a dramatic change of heart,” according to the Daily News.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Carmelo Has Until June 23 To Let Knicks Know If He’s Going To Opt Out

That doesn’t leave much time for the 30-year-old forward to make up his mind, unless of course he already knows what he’s going to do.


Derek Fisher is introduced as coach of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Fisher May Be The Goods, But He’s Got Quite A Job Ahead Of Him

For all we know Derek Fisher is the next Red Auerbach. But no matter the GM, hard work or the hypotenuse of Phil Jackson’s famed triangle offense will make MSG a winning culture.


Derek Fisher is introduced as coach of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 10 Takeaways From Derek Fisher’s First Day As Knicks Coach

I feel much better about the hiring after hearing Fisher speak. It’s clear he’s something different, and maybe something special.


(L-R) Steve Mills, Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson during the press conference to announce Derek Fisher as head coach of the New York Knicks on June 10, 2014 in Greenburgh, New York. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Welcome To NY! Derek Fisher Introduced As Head Coach Of Knicks

The New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher as their new coach on Tuesday, with Phil Jackson turning to one of his trustiest former players.


Derek Fisher (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: This Time Jackson, Knicks Reel In Their Fish

Will Derek Fisher be the next great Knicks coach? I have no idea. No one does. But he’s the guy Phil Jackson thinks can lead this team. That’s all the matters.


Derek Fisher (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images), Jason Kidd (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Knicks Take Page From Nets’ Playbook, But Did They Even Read It?

So the Knicks actually think the Jason Kidd nouveau-coach experiment worked in Brooklyn this past season?


Derek Fisher (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reports: Derek Fisher Agrees To Become Next Head Coach Of Knicks

The Knicks appear to have a new head coach. Yeah, we know you’ve heard that one before. But Knicks President Phil Jackson looks like he got his guy this time around.


Former NBA player Rick Fox, left, and Hollywood director Spike Lee attend the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night during the NBA All-Star Weekend 2014 at The Smoothie King Center on Feb. 15, 2014 in New Orleans. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Rick Fox: I’m Also A Candidate For Knicks Head Coach

He’s probably Plan E or F, but Rick Fox says he is indeed on Phil Jackson’s radar.


Phil Jackson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Fined $25,000 For Tampering With Derek Fisher

Jackson told reporters last week that Fisher is “on my list of guys that could be very good candidates” to coach the Knicks next season.


Patrick Ewing (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Patrick Ewing On Knicks’ Job: ‘If I Get A Call, I’m Ready’

“I’d love to go back to New York,” Ewing said Sunday on CBS Sports Radio. “I’m not sure what is going to happen in terms of who they’re going to have fill that void. But if I get a call, I’m ready.”


Derek Fisher (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derek Fisher, Knicks Coaching Candidate, Wants A Couple Of Days To Plot Next Move

If Derek Fisher was being true to his word after the Oklahoma City Thunder’s season-ending loss Saturday night, he began contemplating the next move in his career Sunday.