This marks the first time that the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will be held in an NBA arena.
In front of New York Knicks president and 11-time NBA champion coach Phil Jackson, the Westchester Knicks (4-3) held off the Erie Bayhawks, 100-94, Wednesday morning at the County Center.
Allan Houston, Tad Smith, Al Trautwig and Rob Astorino attended the welcome dinner.
Listen to Allan Houston’s interview with Alan Hahn on The Knicks Fix.
Allan Houston is the GM and Kevin Whitted is the new coach of the NBA D-League expansion team. They are former teammates at Tennessee.
Houston had the opportunity to speak to the Army’s basketball teams because the Knicks brought their training camp back to West Point for the first time since 1967.
Westchester Knicks GM Allan Houston leaves some words of wisdom to the team’s open tryout participants.
“Always find a way to add value,” Houston told those at the tryout.
Houston held open tryouts for the Knicks D-League team, the Westchester Knicks.
The Knicks D-League team, the Westchester Knicks, hope to get a coach that fits well with Derek Fisher.
Allan Houston’s development team will hold its home opener on Nov. 19 against the Canton Charge.
Houston was named the top shooing guard of the decade.