Knicks’ first priority must be a Tom Thibodeau contract extension

Leon Rose has some work ahead of him over the next few months. Free agency for OG Anunoby and Isaiah Hartenstein is approaching. Jalen Brunson is eligible for an extension at the maximum amount. And, as has been the case since he took over the Knicks, the fundamental question of identifying and acquiring the next […]

Tom Thibodeau wants to stay with Knicks as extension talks loom

Regarding the possibility of a contract extension this summer, Tom Thibodeau has made it clear that he wants to remain with the Knicks. “That will be resolved by my agent,” the coach said. “The Knicks have been great to me, so this is where I want to be.” Barring a contract extension, the 66-year-old Thibodeau […]

Knicks not keeping Tom Thibodeau would be ‘mistake’: Stan Van Gundy

Another NBA coach received a contract extension on Monday, but a longtime friend and coaching confidant says there’s been no official announcement yet for Tom Thibodeau, who has one year left on his original contract but is uncertain about his future. He says there’s no need to worry too much. “I think it was a […]

Tom Thibodeau swipes back at Jimmy Butler after bizarre Knicks rant

Jimmy Butler’s bizarre and viral rant about Tom Thibodeau, Josh Hart, and the Knicks has yet to become a comparable discussion. drake and kendrick lamar. Still, Thibodeau was clearly aware of Butler’s jab at him that went public earlier over the weekend. When asked about that after Sunday’s practice in Tarrytown, the Knicks coach echoed […]

Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau rips refs for free-throw disparity for Joel Embiid

PHILADELPHIA — The deadline for the Sixers to formally file a complaint with the NBA about officiating has passed, but their dissatisfaction with it led to an overwhelming free throw margin in their Game 3 victory over the Knicks. The Sixers attempted 33 free throws, 14 more than the Knicks, including Joel Embiid’s 19-of-21 from […]

Will Tom Thibodeau start Mitchell Robinson when he’s set to return?

TORONTO — The Knicks have had their center spot firmly in place over the past few months, with Isaiah Hartenstein continuing to make the case to remain the starter even as Mitchell Robinson’s return looms. Wednesday night’s game against the Raptors will mark Robinson’s 51st consecutive game absence since suffering an ankle injury that required […]

Tom Thibodeau finally on verge of some good Knicks problems

The Knicks had lost several consecutive games on the road to two of the NBA East’s most storied beasts. They had a tough time in the quarterfinals of the in-season tournament in Milwaukee, losing by 24 points and giving up 146 points, followed by a crushing 133-123 loss in Boston. Much of the speed from […]

Tom Thibodeau has never been better than this

Tom Thibodeau already has a matching Coach of the Year trophy. He won his first championship in 2011 when he took over a Chicago team that went 41-41 and quickly won 62 games and qualified for the conference finals. He won his second championship in 2021, taking over a Knicks team that was 21-45 at […]

Donte DiVincenzo talked with Tom Thibodeau before Kings revenge game

SAN FRANCISCO — For Donte DiVincenzo, a trip to central California meant two reunions, one with deeper feelings than the other. In Golden State, where the Knicks play Monday night, feelings toward the organization are anything but warm and fuzzy. The Warriors helped revive DiVincenzo’s career last season, offering him a chance to earn a […]

Tom Thibodeau loses it on refs after brutal Jalen Brunson foul

Tom Thibodeau was a Knicks fan after that game. The Knicks coach was furious and yelled insults at the referees when it appeared there was no time left and a timeout had been granted, despite New York’s desperate attempts to call one. Instead, the Knicks lost 105-103 to the Rockets in Houston on Monday night. […]