Knicks to Reportedly Interview Jerry Stackhouse, David Fizdale, Mark Jackson and David Blatt for Head Coach Job

by April 15, 2018
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The Knicks fired Jeff Hornacek on Thursday after two seasons. Hornacek missed the playoffs in both seasons, finishing his time with the Knicks with a 60-104 record.

The Knicks are now turning their attention to four former or current coaches, according to ESPN.

Jerry Stackhouse just led the Raptors 905, the Toronto Raptors’ G League team, to the G League title. Stackhouse, the 1996 Rookie of the Year, is now 43, and won the G League Coach of the Year award last season.

David Fizdale has two NBA championships with the Miami Heat. He was one of Erik Spoelstra’s most trusted assistant coaches. He spent one full season as coach of the Memphis Grizzlies before being fired at the beginning of this season.

Mark Jackson has three seasons of head coaching experience under his belt after heading up the Golden State Warriors from 2011-2014. Jackson helped to lay the foundation that has led to two NBA championships.

David Blatt had an 83-40 record in one and a half seasons with the Cavs. He led a Turkish team to the Eurocup championship this season, Blatt is only one of two coaches to have won the Eurocup, Euroleague and Eurobasket titles, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.