By Ian Begley
The Knicks haven’t named their D-League coach yet.
But when they do, the final candidate will be familiar with the way Derek Fisher wants to play.
In other words, he will be well versed in the triangle offense.
So says the Westchester Knicks’ GM, Allan Houston.
“We’ve talked to a few candidates, very good candidates. We’re not there yet, we’re very close. But this is a very unique position because you want to have someone who is familiar with the way Derek wants to play and the system. But also [someone who is] familiar with the future and the landscape of the D-League and its process,” Houston said on Saturday.
“When you have players that you identify as development prospects or maybe even players that will be on the Knicks’ roster, you want it to be as seamless as possible for when they play on the Westchester team.”
The Westchester Knicks held an open tryout on Saturday at the House of Sports in Ardsley. Houston was on hand to look at the participants. He also talked about the new D-League team and the role that Mills and Knicks president Phil Jackson have played in building the operation.
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