New York Knicks fire coach Jeff Hornacek after two seasons


Now the Knicks have to decide if they want to keep Noah and see if he works with a new head coach, or cut him and throw money down the toilet -.because they aren't getting anything for him and his contract in a trade.

NY has missed the playoffs in every season since 2012-13, and there's a growing belief that the streak will continue in 2018-19. They are both strong willed, disciplined head coaches who would give a rebuilding team both a face and a powerful voice. No program in the country is set up to become a dynasty right now better than them.

The former Oregon State head coach - and brother of former First Lady Michelle Obama - now serves as the Knicks' VP of player and organization development.

Coaching candidates know that. And anyone who would make an offer would also be opening up the bank vaults in order to entice him away from the lifetime gig he certainly finds himself in. Both have their NY ties, with Jackson having a ton of success playing here, and JVG being the last coach to have the Knicks as the talk of the town in the late 90's/early 2000s.

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This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who has been following the New York Knicks, even slightly, this season as the team as officially announced that they have relieved head coach Jeff Hornacek of his duties. Hornaceks antics, both on and off the court, constantly drove fans to the edge and caused for a positive look on the coaches departure.

Vogel was 25-57 in 2017-18 and 54-110 in 2 seasons with the team. And apparently, the Knicks have their sights set on Jay Wright. "That challenge is appealing, but it's not worth giving up working with these guys". From Wright's perspective, it would be unquestionably lucrative to jump to the Knicks (with his stock never higher than it is today) and, if things went well, he could own the city of NY. "I don't have any doubt that he's comfortable with plan we're on and wants us to be patient and not do things that are for the quick hit".

Blatt has been incredibly successful in Europe and has said that he'd like another chance to coach in the National Basketball Association. What a nightmare the last two seasons have been for the New York Knicks.

You can't go wrong with Stackhouse or Wright. Jackson was said to be so sure that the job was his that he began to assemble a staff, one that would have included former Knicks trainer Mike Saunders. On the one hand, the organization has been an exercise in futility, with five straight lottery appearances, one playoff series victory since reaching the 2000 Finals and an owner who invents new ways to embarrass the franchise.