As he nears the one-year anniversary of his firing, Derek Fisher said the New York Knicks were doing a better job with less talent when he was head coach than they are now under Jeff Hornacek.
Team president Phil Jackson fired Fisher on Feb. 8, 2016, after the Knicks started the season 23-31. This season’s Knicks are 21-28 entering Tuesday’s game in Washington, with a roster assembled to win now. “We were able to take a team that wasn’t as talented as the team they have now, and we were much better and much further along than this group is that they have now,” Fisher told Bleacher Report. “Because the foundation was being laid.
Source: Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN
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