Phil Ford and Dave Hanners rejoined coach Larry Brown on Tuesday when they were hired as New York Knicks assistants.
Ford spent last season as an assistant under Brown at Detroit. He served 12 years as a North Carolina assistant, including the 1993 NCAA championship season. Ford was the 1979 NBA rookie of the year.
Hanners was an assistant the last two seasons with the Pistons. He has 17 years of coaching experience, including three with the Philadelphia 76ers under Brown. He also worked for 12 seasons on the North Carolina staff.
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