With all the drama going on in NewYork surrounding coach Mike D’Antoni, it was only a matter of time before names came up to be his successor.
One of those that would be interested in the Knicks’ job would be former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan according to Sam Amick of SI.com. Sloan has been out of the NBA since retiring abruptly in February 2011. Since then, he has resisted overtures from several teams but admitted that he was getting the itch to return to the sidelines just a few months ago.
Of course, there is talk that Phil Jackson would also be interested in coaching New York if the position became available. His name has been linked to the Knicks since leaving the Lakers last summer. While on the surface, him coaching there makes sense but you have to wonder if the triangle offense could work with that group of players.