The new coach, “new York Knicks” will be Tom Thibodeau.
According to the source, the contract between the parties will last for five years. On signing the agreement with the 62-year-old specialist club will be announced shortly.
It is noted that Thibodeaux had long wanted to return to the team as head coach. He worked in the “new York city” from 1996 to 2004 assistant.
Recall that in December 2019, the resignation was sent to David Fizdale, the acting head coach was Mike Miller.
In this season, “new York” took the 12th place in the Eastern conference and were not included among the 22 teams that will participate in the tournament after its renewal. It will happen July 30 and the matches will be held in Orlando.
Previously, Thibodeaux worked in the “Chicago bulls” and “Minnesota, Timberwolves”. He spent the regular championship of NBA 598 matches and scored 352 victories.
Specialist was voted coach of the year in 2011.