“Without a doubt. He’s a smart guy, smart mind. He’s a great motivator, great speaker and can really relate to a lot of guys and demands that respect from everybody. He’s a great locker-room guy. I’m sure he’ll do a great job.’’
Much like recent Golden State hire Steve Kerr, Fisher also has many years under Knick General Manager Phil Jackson whom he won five NBA rings playing for as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
In addition to the Xs and Os Fisher inevitably picked up from Jackson he also has had great training in the player development area having worked in the off season for many years with player development guru Aubrey McCreary,
McCreary, coincidentally, was also my coach at Reno High School.
Whatever happens it will be a very interesting off-season for New York with the looming Carmelo Anthony free agency and what is seemingly becoming an increasingly convoluted search for a new head coach.
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