Report: Derek Fisher To Make Kurt Rambis Assistant

Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher is set to be announced Tuesday as the new coach of the Knicks, is expected to hire Kurt Rambis as his top assistant, The New York Post’s Marc Berman reports. The Knicks have reportedly already have asked the Lakers for permission to speak with Rambis, who coached Fisher and still is under contract as a Lakers assistant.

Fisher may tab a couple of former Lakers teammates in Rick Fox, who said Monday he interviewed for the head job, and Luke Walton, a player developmental coach with the D-League’s Los Angeles Defenders.