Originally Posted by Real Men Wear Green
If he won't accept a defensive assistant I don't see what's to keep them from firing him. It's not like he's done an amazing job and is irreplaceable. Team could be better off if they hired away a guy like Lawrence Frank from the Cs as his replacement.
Knicks have a 0.1% chance of doing something relevant with him, so why waste another year? Why not take a chance in someone else?
D'Antoni saying no to a defensive coach and Knicks keeping him will be jaw-dropping.