Updated June 10, 2014 1:21 PM
By The Associated Press
BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
FILE - In this file photo from June 16, 2010, then Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson, left, directs Derek Fisher during NBA basketball practice in Los Angeles. The New York Knicks have scheduled a news conference for Tuesday, June 10, 2014, amid reports that Fisher has agreed to become the team's basketball head coach. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) (Credit: AP)
(AP) The New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher as their new coach on Tuesday, with Phil Jackson turning to one of his trustiest former players. Just days after finishing his 18th season, Fisher was tabbed to replace Mike Woodson, who Jackson fired after the season in his first major move as team president. Fisher won five championships playing for Jackson with the Los Angeles Lakers and was...
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