The former NBA Coach of the Year was hired Thursday, returning to the team he helped lead to the NBA Finals as an assistant.
“I know what New York is like when the Knicks are successful and there is nothing comparable,” Thibodeau said in a statement. “I look forward to being a part of what we are building here and can’t wait to get to work.”
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tom Thibodeau: “I know what New York is like when the Knicks are successful & there is nothing comparable. I look forward to being a part of what we are building.” Thibs said he’s ‘grateful’ to work w/a talented front office that he trusts/respects. More: https://t.co/y70kH07f8b
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) July 30, 2020
The New York Knicks and Tom Thibodeau are finalizing a five-year deal to make him the franchise’s next coach, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 25, 2020