• Tom Thibodeau’s tricky mission with Knicks is clear

    Tom Thibodeau’s tricky mission with Knicks is clear

    The tricky part will be culling the good stuff from the first 24 minutes, cultivating the aspects of those first two quarters that had Knicks players floating off the court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
  • Knicks’ plan of luring Donovan Mitchell doesn’t work

    Knicks’ plan of luring Donovan Mitchell doesn’t work

    Knicks assistant coach Johnnie Bryant never became the magnet for Jazz superstar Donovan Mitchell, as the franchise had hoped. The 35-year-old Bryant was known as a solid player-development coach in
  • NBA Draft 2020: Projected top-five pick could fall to Knicks

    NBA Draft 2020: Projected top-five pick could fall to Knicks

    As team president Leon Rose gears up for his biggest night since being hired in March, he may not solve the Knicks’ point-guard woes with the No. 8 pick in Wednesday’s virtual draft. According to
  • Knicks draft target Isaac Okoro may be just what Tom Thibodeau covets

    Knicks draft target Isaac Okoro may be just what Tom Thibodeau covets

    Isaac Okoro, the Auburn small-forward defensive specialist, would seem just what Dr. Thibodeau ordered. Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau is trying to change the franchise’s culture to one that
  • Kira Lewis Jr.’s lightning speed capturing Knicks’ attention

    Kira Lewis Jr.’s lightning speed capturing Knicks’ attention

    Alabama point guard Kira Lewis Jr. served as a punt returner early in his high school career. He nearly beat his mother, Natasha, in a foot race at age 5. And his mother was a standout sprinter in
  • Knicks’ first workout back could feature Chris Paul irony

    Knicks’ first workout back could feature Chris Paul irony

    The Knicks are back. It’s the first organized team activity since March 11 when the Knicks won in overtime in Atlanta before the pandemic shut down the league. Last month the NBA granted “The Delete 8’’ — teams not included in the July restart — this opportunity. According to a league source familiar with the …
  • Mike Woodson officially back with Knicks after unceremonious firing

    Mike Woodson officially back with Knicks after unceremonious firing

    More than six years after Phil Jackson never met with him to discuss the possibility of coaching the triangle, Mike Woodson is officially back with the Knicks. The Knicks finally announced the rest of their coaching staff under Tom Thibodeau with Woodson, Utah’s Johnnie Bryant, Andy Greer and Dice Yoshimoto being officially named. The Knicks …
  • Knicks will practice in mid-September after NBA, players finally approve ‘Delete 8’ OTAs

    Knicks will practice in mid-September after NBA, players finally approve ‘Delete 8’ OTAs

    The Knicks and new coach Tom Thibodeau will be back on the court for three weeks of voluntary workouts, starting in mid-September and lasting until Oct. 6. The NBA and its players association finally approved voluntary “group workouts” for the “Delete 8’’ with strict COVID-19 testing, it was announced Tuesday. The teams who were not …
  • Mike Miller’s time on Knicks coaching staff likely done

    Mike Miller’s time on Knicks coaching staff likely done

    Former Knicks interim coach Mike Miller is unlikely to return to the Knicks as he explores other coaching opportunities, according to a source. Miller is under contract for next season, as The Post reported last month. Miller could return to the Knicks in a scouting capacity, if he doesn’t find another position. A source told …
  • Knicks’ surprise Johnnie Bryant hire comes with Donovan Mitchell intrigue

    Knicks’ surprise Johnnie Bryant hire comes with Donovan Mitchell intrigue

    Tom Thibodeau’s Knicks coaching staff continues to have an offbeat feel to it as the Knicks will add Utah Jazz assistant Johnnie Bryant as an associate coach, a source confirmed. According to a source, the hiring was made from a player-development angle but it also could be a lure for Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell. The …