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Tailender Knicks show coach David Fizdale the door

Dec 07, 2019 - 9:17 PM

After back-to-back blowout losses and wallowing in the cellar, Knicks management have had enough

PINK SLIP. File photo of David Fizdale ousted head coach of the New York Knicks. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP Maddie Meyer / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Knicks coach Fizdale pleasantly surprised by Porzingis progress

Nov 10, 2018 - 10:09 AM

Nine months after surgery, Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis posts photos of himself sprinting on an outdoor track

ON TRACK. New York’s Kristaps Porzingis says he’s ‘getting itchy’ to return to the court. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Struggling Knicks tap ex-Grizzlies coach Fizdale

May 08, 2018 - 9:27 AM

Fired by Memphis last November, David Fizdale takes another 'enormous responsibility' with the New York Knicks

NEW HOPE. Coach David Fizdale succeeds Jeff Hornacek, who got sacked last month after the Knicks finished with an embarrassing 29-53 record. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Memphis Grizzlies star Marc Gasol denies hand in coach firing

Nov 29, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Memphis general manager Chris Wallace says the firing of David Fizdale was due to the Grizzlies being underachievers and not related to any rift between Fizdale and Marc Gasol

MEMPHIS, TN - OCTOBER 26: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives to the floor for a loose ball against Wesley Matthews #23 of the Dallas Mavericks at the FedEx Forum on October 26, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. The Grizzlies defeated the Mavericks 96-91. Wesley Hitt/Getty Images/AFP

NBA: Grizzlies name Heat assistant Fizdale as new coach

May 30, 2016 - 10:37 AM

It will be the first head coaching post for David Fizdale who replaces the fired Dave Joerger now coach of the Sacramento Kings

NEW HEAD COACH. Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale (C) is named the new head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies. Fizdale is seen in this file photo with Heat coach Erik Spoelstra (R) and General Manager Pat Riley (L) after winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals in 2013. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA