• Sources: Knicks to ramp up pursuit of Fisher

    Summary of 29 articles · Updated Jun 11, 2014
    The New York Knicks' pursuit of Derek Fisher to be their new coach will ramp up this week and is widely expected to result in the hiring of the 17-year veteran guard, according to NBA coaching sources. The Knicks' main fear, sources say, is if Fisher were to decide to keep playing. Hiring Fisher will get the Knicks a minor victory on Tuesday morning. But nobody can guarantee Knicks fans, not even Jackson, that there will be bigger, more important wins on the Garden’s floor in the future because Derek Fish...
    • For real Garden transformation, Derek Fisher and Knicks will need stars

      Derek Fisher’s presentation, much like his wardrobe, was nearly flawless. The guy knows how to work a room and look good while doing it. Phil Jackson’s second choice to coach the Knicks appears to be, on so many levels, the perfect choice. Fisher has a …
    • Lupica: Fisher talks like a real champ

      We heard plenty Tuesday about championships and championship cultures as Derek Fisher was introduced as the new coach of the Knicks, Fisher becoming the face of another new era for the Knicks in basketball, one of so many since the last time they won a …
    • Seven takeaways from the New York Knicks introducing Derek Fisher as their new head coach

      On Monday, the New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher to be their new head coach, and agreed to pay him a king's ransom in the process. On Tuesday, the team — led by president of basketball operations Phil Jackson — held a press conference at the Knicks' Gr…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • J.R. Smith Looks to Start For The Knicks Next Year

      The Knicks franchise is in the midst of change in the front office, with March’s signing of Phil Jackson to head up basketball operations, and on the bench — with today’s official announcement Derek Fisher would helm the team. Keeping in line with the f…
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Fisher wants to restore 'championship DNA' with Knicks

      Derek Fisher attacked the criticism head on, as he was the first to admit on Wednesday that, no, he has never coached before at any level. Fisher fully believes, however, that serving as a point guard and team leader in the NBA for 18 seasons — includin…
    • Jackson picks ex-player Fisher as Knicks' new coach

      The New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher as their new coach on Tuesday, with Phil Jackson turning to one of his most trustworthy former players.
      Source: nba.com
    • Fisher vows to end title drought for Knicks

      In his first day on the job, new New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher put the focus on ending the franchise's 41-year championship drought.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • O'Connor: Knicks' hiring Fisher is risky business

      Phil Jackson's first big move, bringing in a rookie head coach, is certainly a gamble
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Knicks fans put faith in Phil Jackson with hiring of Derek Fisher

      This is certainly a good time to be an FOP in pro basketball. That means a Friend of Phil. As in Phil Jackson. You have to say it is great work if you can find it. Oh sure.
    • In Derek Fisher, Knicks president Phil Jackson has a prized pupil to run team

      Phil Jackson stuck to his guns. He doesn’t want to coach, so now he gets to coach through a prized pupil in Derek Fisher. What this tells you is what you probably already knew. The Knicks aren’t going to suddenly transform themselves overnight into a ch…
    • Lawrence: Fisher could use a quick fix

      Phil Jackson stuck to his guns. He doesn’t want to coach, so now he gets to coach through a prized pupil in Derek Fisher. What this tells you is what you probably already knew. The Knicks aren’t going to suddenly transform themselves overnight into a ch…
    • Update: Derek Fisher Signs 5-Year, $25 Million Deal To Coach Knicks

      UPDATE: After hearing earlier in the day the Knicks were hoping to entice Derek Fisher into becoming their next head coach, sources originally revealed to Yahoo he’s signed a 5-year, $25 million contract to retire and do just that. As first reported by …
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Ex-Laker Fox says he's a candidate to coach Knicks

      Rick Fox revealed that he is a candidate for the Knicks head coaching job and has had several discussions with his former Lakers coach, Phil Jackson.
  • Seven years later, Knick coach Fisher's daughter soaring

    In his rollout press conference Tuesday, the new Knicks coach said all the right things about embracing the challenge, and coming to New York for the same reason people have been coming for hundreds of years: to pursue opportunity.
  • Jeff Fisher says Gregg Williams is changing the attitude in St. Louis

    Rams head coach Jeff Fisher brought in his old buddy Gregg Williams to whip his defense into shape this year, and Fisher says Williams is making big changes to the attitude. Fisher said Williams is re-shaping the Rams’ defense in a way that can already …
  • Phil: Fisher should wear rings for Melo pitch

    Phil Jackson and Steve Mills plan to meet with Carmelo Anthony's group soon to reiterate how much the New York Knicks want their star free agent to stay.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Golliver: How will Fisher alter Melo's future?

      Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver breaks down how Derek Fisher's hiring will impact the New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony.
      Source: CNNSI.com

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