David Griffin, who split ways with a Cleveland Cavaliers as ubiquitous manager final week, is a claimant to join a New York Knicks’ front office, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne.
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The Knicks have drawn seductiveness from Kentucky manager John Calipari for a team’s empty boss of operations role, though a group isn’t meddlesome in him during this time, sources pronounced Thursday.
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The Knicks are focusing on giveaway group during a impulse instead of anticipating Phil Jackson’s replacement. Here’s a demeanour during where things stand.
The Knicks are convention a list of possibilities they’ll pronounce to. That routine is ongoing, though Griffin has had an initial review with a Knicks and is approaching to have some-more talks when a group moves to a subsequent turn of a process, sources said.
In addition, a group is not approaching to ask for accede to pronounce with Toronto Raptors boss Masai Ujiri, sources told Shelburne.
The group announced Wednesday morning that it jointly concluded to partial ways with Phil Jackson as president.
The Knicks finished a unsatisfactory 31-51 deteriorate in Apr and missed a playoffs for a fourth true year. They were 80-166 in Jackson’s 3 full seasons as group president, losing during slightest 50 games in any of them.
Griffin was Cleveland’s GM for 3 seasons and helped a Cavs to their initial pretension in a 2015-16 season.