Whoever they get will need these qualites:
- Be able to handle the diva attitudes that the media has made of Melo/Amare/JR
- Can hold players accountable no matter what thier star status may be
- Coach defense
- Run set plays out of timeouts, final shot possessions and low shot clock situations
- Be able to handle the exuctives (james Dolan) and the mess of the front office
Plain and simple no. We need a coach that's proven and that has coached stars. So he would be able to deal with all that comes with the territory. Honestly ride it out with Woodson and look real hard in the off season.
Mission : X Heat / Target : L.James
Why woould anyone hire a coach that just GOT FIRED?!?!?!
Do you think anyone is chasing after D'antoni?!?!?!?
Knicks fans are absolutly retar..............
you finish my thought.
I think Woodson should finish this season as a Knick coach. Lets see how this team performes in the playoffs. Based on the results in the post season, we should talk about his future. He knows it, players know it, everybody knows it, even Dolan knows it(not sure about this one).
So far this team responded in a big way, especially on the defensive end which is huge for a championship contender and as we all know offence is not a problem with a deep and talanted team like this.
Having said that, if Phil Jackson was available right now, i would take him right now with no hesitation.
lets lure phil to NY..as he says "NY is special"
Come on people, be real.
Tibs will get resigned and Mike D will be signed with the Raptors since they had interest in him when he was on the hot seat a while ago.
"The Knicks are back" - Amare
I wonder if the thread starter knows anything about McMillan's coaching style.
I wish him well, but honestly, i think that his career as an NBA coach is over. Forget Bulls, no nba team would hire him as a head coach, maybe as an offensive coordinater, but i doubt it.
At the very least, a team like Cleveland, NJ, NOH etc these rebuilding teams with talent could use him to boost players value. His coaching style does lend itself well to rebuilding teams.
As for Nate McMillan I can't imagine why we would want him seriously, after the situation we've just seen in NY it just makes no sense.