NBA: Knicks Agree to Three-Year Deal With Jeff Hornacek as Head Coach

The New York Knicks and Jeff Hornacek have officially agreed to a three-year, $15 million contract.  There is no fourth-year option on the deal according to ESPN sources.  The annual value of Hornacek’s contract is higher than the approximately $4.5 million annually that Derek Fisher earned as a first-year coach under Jackson.

(Video) NBA: Jerry Ferrara Weighs In On Knicks’ Hornacek Choice

So it looks like it’s final. The NY Knicks are in the process of finalizing contract negotiations for Jeff Hornacek as the new head coach. Surprised?

NBA: Report, Phil Jackson Met With David Blatt This Week To Discuss Knicks Coaching Job

It was starting to seem like the only person Phil Jackson was going to offer the head coaching job to was interim (and lousy) coach, Kurt Rambis. According to reports however, Jackson may still be keeping his options open as he met with former Cavs coach, David Blatt, earlier this week.

NBA: Sources Say Phil Jackson is Pushing to Keep Kurt Rambis as Knicks Head Coach

Kurt Rambis was moved up from assistant coach to head coach after the New York Knicks fired Derek Fisher.  It has been his audition and now sources say the Knicks are giving him strong consideration to make him their full-time head coach.

NBA: Report, Knicks And Phil Jackson Have Talked About Him Coaching Next Season But There Is A Catch

Phil Jackson has constantly reiterated since joining the Knicks franchise that he has no desire to coach and those days are behind him. With the Derek Fisher experiment proving to be a disaster and the team not being sold on interim coach, Kurt Rambis for next year, there have allegedly been talks between Phil and the front office about maybe coaching next year. However if he did, the Knicks would still need another coach as well.

NBA: Kobe Bryant On Phil Jackson “People In NY Need To Trust He Knows More Basketball Than All Of Them Put Together”

Kobe Bryant will have no more of people doubting what Phil Jackson can do in New York with the Knicks. Clearly the first two years under Phil’s guidance have not gone well but Kobe wants fans and media to have patience and did not hold back with how he views what’s been going on so far.

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