While the Miami Heat find themselves picking up the pieces after the breakup of their Big Three and the Cleveland Cavaliers busy themselves trying to create a new one, the Oklahoma City Thunder have quietly developed one of their own, thanks to the steady improvement of Serge Ibaka. Show More Summary
New York Knicks first-year head coach Derek Fisher will have some difficult personnel decisions to make for the 2014-15 season, beginning with his starting lineup. Fisher is faced with the challenge of implementing a new offense andShow More Summary
Something about the New York Knicks is different. No, it's not the famed triangle offense head coach Derek Fisher and team president Phil Jackson began implementing during summer league play. Nor is it a lingering sensation of shock stemming from the team's decision to trade into, as opposed to out of, an NBA draft. It's something else. Show More Summary
It's hard to shoot accurate jump shots on weary legs worn out from 38 minutes of doing everything yourself. Carmelo Anthony knows. Brilliant in the first quarter, ordinary in the fourth, Anthony played more minutes per game than anyone...Show More Summary
Jose Calderon and Samuel Dalembert should thrive with the New York Knicks during the 2014-15 season under new head coach Derek Fisher. New York acquired them in a trade with the Dallas Mavericks this summer precisely because it was felt...Show More Summary
The New York Knicks will look to improve this year after the disastrous results of last season. They'll be looking to the foundation of Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher and Carmelo Anthony to lead them back to the playoffs. How will thoseShow More Summary
The New York Knicks selected former Wichita State star Cleanthony Early in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft, and the polished scorer has high hopes of making an impact in his first year with Derek Fisher's team. What is Early most...Show More Summary
Coach-Killer. As sports epithets go, it doesn ’t get much more damning than that. It’s a label that can compromise chemistry and ruin reputations. Once widely applied, it seldom comes unstuck. Fair or not, Carmelo Anthony has borne the...Show More Summary
Yes, any coach of an NBA team pretty much has to say that his team is a playoff squad. Still, it’s fun to see the exact response to such a question. Here’s the New York Post reporting: With Carmelo Anthony officially on board, Knicks rookie coach Derek Fisher guaranteed the Knicks will be a playoff team [...]
Now that Carmelo Anthony has decided to return to the Knicks, Derek Fisher can envision a nightly lineup that will feature a perennial All-Star player he has referred to as “one of the best in the NBA."
Without a game of coaching experience under his belt, we already have a general knowledge of how Derek Fisher will run the New York Knicks. After a combined decade under Phil Jackson, the first-year head coach will presumably instill his vision of the triangle, a system he's familiar with. Show More Summary
Phil Jackson has a sweetheart five-year deal to run the Knicks, Derek Fisher has his sweet five-year deal to coach the Knicks, Carmelo Anthony now has as big a five-year deal as anybody could have in the NBA.
Derek Fisher has been around the NBA long enough to know deals aren’t done until they are officially announced, but the first-year Knicks coach was hard-pressed to suppress a smile when asked Saturday about Carmelo Anthony’s pending deal to remain in New York.
LOS ANGELES — If Carmelo Anthony has come around to accept his richest offer from the New York Knicks—and the very real wisdom being offered by two guys Kobe Bryant has never won a title without, Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher—it is not...Show More Summary
Phil Jackson was mum and Derek Fisher measured his words carefully, on the heels of the Daily News reporting that Carmelo Anthony is expected to announce Thursday that he will be staying with the Knicks.
New York, the Lakers, Chicago, and yes, even Miami are all reportedly still in play for free agent Carmelo Anthony’s services. For what it may be worth, new Knicks head […] The post Coach Derek Fisher Told Carmelo Anthony the Knicks Will Improve Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
The New York Knicks have hired Kurt Rambis as associate head coach, reuniting him with former teammate and head coach Derek Fisher.
The New York Knicks have a new president in Phil Jackson and a new coach in Derek Fisher. Now it's time to build a new roster. This is a team in flux. The summer months will dictate the future of this team, as the free-agent situation...Show More Summary
Here’s the Oklahoman reporting on the Thunder: Looking to add depth and experience at the lead guard position following the departure of Derek Fisher, the Thunder has agreed to terms with veteran point guard Sebastian Telfair. Telfair, 29, was the 13th overall pick in 2004. He’s played for seven teams in nine seasons but spent last season [...]
Nobody knows how Derek Fisher will work out for Phil Jackson, not even the Zen Master. You can say the same for Steve Kerr out in Golden State.