Details on Phil Jackson Liking David Blatt for Knicks Job


This move is about two-years, too late, but Phil Jackson needs to do something to inspire Knicks fans and Carmelo Anthony.

Kurt Rambis has been all the talk in regards to being officially named head coach by team president Phil Jackson, but according to Ian Begley of, David Blatt has emerged as an intriguing candidate to replace Derek Fisher.

Yes the same David Blatt run out-of-town by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

One name that the Knicks are considering, according to league sources, is former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt.

Jackson views Blatt favorably, according to sources. It’s also worth noting that Blatt played basketball with Knicks GM Steve Mills at Princeton.

Fisher was fired at the halfway point of the season after a 23-31 start — while Rambis has a 9-18 record since taking over.

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