Mike Woodson still is gunning for a second stint as the Knicks’ head coach, but acknowledged he would listen if David Fizdale were to offer him an associate coaching job. That is, if Fizdale winds up beating him and nine other candidates for the Knicks’ job. When contacted by The Post, Woodson said: “I love David. I gave him his first job on the bench — I know he worked one season before in Golden State. We’re very close. I’m sure he would call.’’
May 22, 2018 | 7:27 pm EDT Update
Logan Murdock: Steve Kerr on Kevon Looney’s future: “He’s going to have a long career. Hopefully with us.”
DiVincenzo, who is currently testing the waters, has improved his draft stock into the 20s range after entering the combine as a borderline first-round pick. “I told someone at Villanova they need to start cleaning out Donte’s locker,” an Eastern Conference scout told The Athletic. DiVincenzo is a two-way player who does all the little things to win such as diving for a loose ball, crashing the offensive and defensive boards, and hustling on every play as if it’s his last. “He’s a very good athlete,” one Eastern Conference executive told The Athletic. “He can defend and is a pretty good offensive player. He’s got to be able to handle the ball a little better if he wants to be a combo guard. His athleticism, shooting and defense are above average.”
“The Kansas kid [Svi Mykhailiuk] had a good first day and helped himself,” an Eastern Conference executive told The Athletic. “He’s one of the top shooters, I’d say. He’s a decent athlete and can do more than just shoot. The former Jayhawk is currently projected as an early to mid second-round pick.