The record of teaching candidates the New York Knicks will interview over the following week continues to develop. Over the weekend, we discovered the Knicks had been going to talk with David Fizdale, Mark Jackson, Jerry Stackhouse, and David Blatt for his or her teaching emptiness.
Later, former Knicks coach Mike Woodson was added to the record after the Clippers granted New York permission to talk with their present prime assistant. There have been some anticipating ESPN analyst and ex-Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy to additionally discover his approach into the proceedings, however that apparently won’t be the case.
Nevertheless, one other NBA tv analyst will apparently be getting an interview with New York as ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith stories TNT analyst Kenny Smith will interview with the Knicks on Friday. Smith is a New York native, however by no means performed for the Knicks in his 10-year NBA profession earlier than he turned a staple of Contained in the NBA.
This isn’t the primary time Smith has gotten curiosity for an NBA job, the Kings had been reportedly linked to having curiosity in Smith a couple of years in the past, however it’s attention-grabbing that an analyst that’s by no means had an NBA teaching job up to now would get an interview with the Knicks for a job that figures to be fairly troublesome.
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