Report: Knicks will consider David Blatt as head coach

The Knicks are considering David Blatt in their head coaching search, ESPN’s Ian Begley reports.
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The Knicks are considering David Blatt in their head coaching search, ESPN’s Ian Begley reports.

Interim head coach Kurt Rambis is reportedly a strong candidate to assume the role full-time, but Phil Jackson “views Blatt favorably,” according to Begley.

Blatt was fired by Cleveland in January after a 30–11 start and replaced by Tyronn Lue. Weeks later, the Knicks fired head coach Derek Fisher.

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Knicks general manager Steve Mills was a teammate of David Blatt’s at Princeton.

– Kenny Ducey