NEW YORK, NY (September 4, 2020) – The New York Knicks announced today several additions to head coach Tom Thibodeau’s staff. Johnnie Bryant has been named associate head coach and Mike Woodson and Andy Greer have been named assistant coaches. In addition, Daisuke Yoshimoto has been named assistant to head coach .
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The New York Knicks have fired head coach David Fizdale after 22 games this season, the team announced on Friday evening. The team also relieved assistant coach Keith Smart, the team said hours after ESPN first reported the news.
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They felt that he would be able to connect with players well and develop the Knicks ‘ young core. Mills, Perry and Fizdale had high expectations for the team entering free agency last summer. The club had cleared cap space in trading Kristaps Porzingis, who requested to be moved out of New York.
Knicks Fire Coach David Fizdale After 4–18 Start to Season The Knicks have fired coach David Fizdale , the team announced Friday. As a result, assistant coach Mike Miller has been promoted to interim head coach. The moves come during a turbulent season for the Knicks, who lost 129–92 to the Nuggets on Thursday night.
NEW YORK , NY (July 30, 2020) – The New York Knicks announced today that Tom Thibodeau has been named the 31st head coach in franchise history. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.