Kenny Smith: Knicks Job Interview Was ‘Winning Dynamic’

Even the New York Knicks still have not hired a new head coach, though it’s nearly a poorly-held secret now that Tom Thibodeau will be the man to replace interim coach Mike Miller, who replaced the fired David Fizdale.

“Interestingly enough, we needed to attend a private area. We went out to eat, and that I forgot that I am Kenny Smith out of TNT — therefore I am going on a meeting and thinking,’be sure that you wear this, ensure that you mention this,’ you know, ensure that you’re ready, and then everybody is like ‘yo, Kenny! What is up with these Lakers guy? “It was a continuous barrage of people looking at me and speaking to me like I am still on TNT, so we needed to move to a private space. It was a fascinating instant and lively, once you’re interviewing for work and people treat you as if you are on your present occupation.”

The Jet was a winner at every level — he had been a McDonald’s All-American in Archbishop Molloy and also an NCAA All-American in North Carolina, also recorded two NBA titles in Houston — also is a portion of this pre-eminent basketball board on nationwide tv.

“Just how can we make it we? I understand how to do this,” he explained. “I was just blessed to be a part of people on multiple events. High school, winning town names. College, No. 1 team in the Nation in North Carolina. NBA championships, you then visit TNT — my thing was attempting to express the way you do so.”

He did not receive the job, and also the man who didn’t get it did not continue long, but Smith considers the Knicks, using a brand new brain trust and trainer coming shortly, are put up for future achievement.

“I believed, together with the tools New York has, it turned into a fantastic prospect. This and Leon Rose possess a fantastic chance to turn I right into us since there are resources,” Smith stated. “When Knicks fans say they can not think things did or did not occur, it is because the Knicks have tools which may make things happen immediately, unlike other places.”

Smith was the Mystery Guest on Wednesday’s Moose and Maggie Show, also you could listen to his whole segment below — as well as always, you can check more on-demand sound out of Moose & Maggie, or song in each day into the WFAN.com or even Twitch.TV/WFAN live streams of this series!