The New York Knicks have fired Head Coach David Fizdale and Assistant Coach Keith Smart, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
Knicks fired coach David Fizdale, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 6, 2019
Knicks also dismissed assistant Keith Smart, league source tells ESPN. https://t.co/op7sOkJiiz— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 6, 2019
League source confirms Knicks have fired coach David Fizdale (@wojespn first). Decision came after long discussions Thursday night between team and coach following New York’s latest embarrassing loss, at home to Denver.— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) December 6, 2019
Knicks assistants Mike Miller and Pat Sullivan are candidates to become interim head coach, league sources tell @ramonashelburne and me.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 6, 2019
The Knicks have compiled an NBA-worst 4-18 record this season after missing out on high-profile free agents Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving over the summer. Fizdale’s final tally as head coach in New York was 21-83. The Trail Blazers face the Knicks next Tuesday, December 10th.