According to Shams Charania of Sports magazine, former Minnesota Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau is at the top of the New York Knicks coach wish list.
Thibodeau was sacked by Minnesota in January 2019 after helping the team end the 14-year postseason drought.
There are rumors that Thibodeau’s was a coach candidate in New York, and former head coach David Fizdale was fired in just 19 months of his four-year contract with him .
However, the Knicks did not give any confirmation of their consideration of Thibodeau, and Thibodeau did not confirm his interest in working in New York.
Interestingly, Thibodeau has a long history with the Knicks. From 1996 to 2003, he worked as an assistant in New York. This period included under the leadership of Jeff Van Gundy. The finals.
However, this time the situation will be very different.
For many years, the Knicks have been unable to attract prospects among free agents, and the only thing that will really be exciting for them in the future is R.J. Barrett