HoopsHype Phil Weber rumors
D’Antoni, who still lives in Westchester, underwent major knee-replacement surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago and will need doctor’s clearance to get on the bench. Interim coach Bernie Bickerstaff said D’Antoni is expected to fly to L.A. tomorrow for his introductory press conference. D’Antoni is expected to bring in his former Knicks and Phoenix assistants, Phil Weber and Dan D’Antoni, to L.A. “I think it’s a great opportunity for him,’’ Dan D’Antoni told The Post. “New York was a great place to be and this is one of the top franchises in the league. It’s top end. Mike’s a good coach and they’re good players.’’ New York Post
Up next for Olshey will be Indiana assistant Brian Shaw, Memphis assistant David Joerger, and former Orlando assistant Patrick Ewing. San Antonio assistant Mike Budenholzer and former Knicks assistant Phil Weber also are expected to get interviews. Oregonian
Jason Quick: Former Knicks assistant Phil Weber also a potential candidate for Blazers coaching position Twitter
A source said Mike D'Antoni's assistant coaches -- Dan D'Antoni, Phil Weber, Herb Williams and Kenny Atkinson -- have signed contract extensions for next season, though the club has not and will not announce it. D'Antoni has plans to add another defensive assistant to the staff. New York Post
The team is also expected to re-sign three assistant coaches — Phil Weber, Dan D’Antoni and Kenny Atkinson — whose contracts all expire Thursday. Herb Williams’s contract expires later this summer, along with the contracts of several scouts and front-office personnel. New York Times
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