Steve Mills Rumors
Jackson then met with Blatt, former Cleveland Cavaliers coach who was once Mills’ college teammate. Blatt appears to be the preferred choice of Mills, and if the Knicks hired Blatt, it could be interpreted as Dolan stepping in and siding with Mills, who figures to outlast Jackson in New York anyway.
Ian Begley: Kurt Rambis is in Chicago with the Knicks at the NBA’s draft combine with GM Steve Mills & other front office members, per league sources.
According to the source, Knicks GM Steve Mills has done his due diligence in contacting Vogel’s reps. He expressed that Phil Jackson has not made a decision on how to proceed. The key to the exploratory phone call was finding out whether Vogel would have interest in the job, and it seems he does. “I think the Knicks wanted to see where Frank’s head is at,” the source said.