David Fizdale

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David Fizdale To Be Next Knicks Coach, Reports Say

May 03, 2018 - 6:12 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- David Fizdale will be the next coach of the New York Knicks, multiple reports said Thursday.

Citing league sources, ESPN reported Fizdale met with Knicks owner James Dolan Thursday, and Dolan gave his approval to Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry to start contract negotiations with Fizdale.

Fizdale, 43, coached the Memphis Grizzlies into the Western Conference playoffs last year as head coach.

ESPN reported Fizdale was the primary target for the Knicks from the start of their search for a new coach.