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MATHS: Mistakenly predicting Derek Fisher's coaching using his playing career

NBA players make bad Knicks coaches because almost everyone makes bad Knicks coaches. In case it isn't abundantly clear, this is a deliberately quackish use of maths for summertime pleasure and it is not meant to be taken seriously. UNLESS YOU SEEK THE TRUTH -Seth Lest we forget, Phil Jackson recently hired Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks. In all his inimitable wonder, the Zen Master decided on a just-retired role player who, along with Billy Hunter, ran the NBA Players' Union right into the ground. Players want a coach who they trust to not completely screw up, yet they've already...

Playoffs? Here are 3 keys for Fisher, Knicks

Derek Fisher stirred the emotions of some Knicks fans when he said earlier in the week that he thought New York would be a playoff team next season. "I believe in our guys," Fisher said Monday. "Even if nothing else changes, we’re good enough to be a playoff team in the Eastern Conference, but we have to go out and prove it." Fisher, we should point out, said exactly what he is supposed to say here. Did you expect him to say he didn't think the Knicks would make the playoffs?

Fisher: We'll be ‘a playoff team’ in 2014-15

In a message that is sure to be soothing to some Knicks fans, Derek Fisher said on Monday that he's confident New York will be back in the playoffs next spring. "I believe in our guys," Fisher said in Las Vegas after the Knicks’ Summer League team practice, according to published reports. "Even if nothing else changes, we’re good enough to be a playoff team in the Eastern Conference, but we have to go out and prove it." Fisher was speaking publicly for the first time since Anthony announced that he’d re-signed with the Knicks.
New York Daily News Jul 15, 2014
Fisher: With Melo back in mix, Knicks are playoff team

Fisher: With Melo back in mix, Knicks are playoff team

Now that Carmelo Anthony has decided to return to the Knicks, Derek Fisher can envision a nightly lineup that will feature a perennial All-Star player he has referred to as “one of the best in the NBA."
New York Post Jul 14, 2014

Fisher and Knicks ‘having fun’ as summer squad reaches 3-0

LAS VEGAS — Derek Fisher still is undefeated as a head coach, even if it’s the summer-league head coach. In a spate of irony, Fisher faced former Knicks legend Patrick...
New York Post Jul 14, 2014

Fisher: Knicks will make playoffs

LAS VEGAS — With Carmelo Anthony officially back aboard, Knicks rookie coach Derek Fisher guaranteed the Knicks will become a playoff team this season and will eventually compete for a...
Newsday Jul 14, 2014

Derek Fisher believes in Carmelo Anthony and his team

Carmelo Anthony's decision to re-sign has Derek Fisher feeling confident that the Knicks will return to the playoffs this season and eventually become a champion.
Oklahoman Jul 14, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Brian Keefe joins Derek Fisher's New York Knicks staff

By Darnell Mayberry, Staff WriterAfter seven seasons with the franchise, Thunder assistant coach Brian Keefe is moving on. Keefe has joined Derek Fisher's staff with the New York Knicks. It is the second Thunder staffer Fisher has taken with him.Read more on NewsOK.com
New York Post Jul 13, 2014

Fisher hires former Oklahoma City assistant Brian Keefe

Knicks rookie head coach Derek Fisher has added a second assistant from his former Oklahoma City squad, Brian Keefe, according to an NBA source. Keefe has been with the Thunder...
New York Daily News Jul 13, 2014
Lupica: Are Melo's Knicks fated to be doomed by LeBron, like Patrick and Jordan?

Lupica: Are Melo's Knicks fated to be doomed by LeBron, like Patrick and Jordan?

Phil Jackson has a sweetheart five-year deal to run the Knicks, Derek Fisher has his sweet five-year deal to coach the Knicks, Carmelo Anthony now has as big a five-year deal as anybody could have in the NBA.
New York Daily News Jul 12, 2014
Melo return excites Knicks coach Fisher

Melo return excites Knicks coach Fisher

Derek Fisher has been around the NBA long enough to know deals aren’t done until they are officially announced, but the first-year Knicks coach was hard-pressed to suppress a smile when asked Saturday about Carmelo Anthony’s pending deal to remain in New York.

Fisher on Melo: 'It's close to being real'

Carmelo Anthony is planting the seeds to stay in New York. The only big question remaining is when his return to the Garden will become official. Finally, after 11 days of waiting, first-time head coach Derek Fisher is on the verge of locking up a star to build around. “At least in the last few hours, it’s gotten closer to sounding like Carmelo will be rejoining our team,” says a cautious Fisher. “And that’s great news.
Rotoworld Jul 12, 2014

Knicks won't confirm Melo deal just yet - Derek Fisher (G) New York Knicks

Coach Derek Fisher said the deal with Carmelo Anthony is not done yet.

Fisher wins in summer league debut

Derek Fisher’s jitters should be over -- for now. The newly minted New York Knicks coach has finally manned his first game on the sidelines, presiding over New York’s 76-64 win over the Dallas Mavericks to kick off Las Vegas Summer League. “It was a great feeling,” Fisher said after the game. “There was definitely some emotion coming into the building today and this morning. I started to really think about what this meant.
New York Daily News Jul 10, 2014
Fisher: No word on Anthony's decision yet

Fisher: No word on Anthony's decision yet

Phil Jackson was mum and Derek Fisher measured his words carefully, on the heels of the Daily News reporting that Carmelo Anthony is expected to announce Thursday that he will be staying with the Knicks.

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