Report: Knicks interviewed Jeff Hornacek for head coach

Monday May 16th, 2016

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The New York Knicks have interviewed former Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek for their head coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein.

Hornacek joins Knicks interim head coach Kurt Rambis, former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt and former Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel in the running for the opening.

In addition to the Knicks, Vogel has received interest from the Memphis Grizzlies and the Orlando Magic for their respective coaching openings.

Hornacek may also be considering the lead assistant coaching role with the Golden State Warriors, as they look for a replacement for current assistant coach Luke Walton.

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Hornacek was fired from the Suns in February, as the team got off to a 14–35 start to the season.

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