Knicks close to deal to make Tom Thibodeau coach
Thibodeau was the 2011 NBA Coach of the Year in Chicago.
NEW YORK (AP) - A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks are finishing a deal to make Tom Thibodeau their head coach.
The person told The Associated Press that no contract has been signed but a deal is expected to be announced next week.
ESPN first reported that the Knicks and Thibodeau were completing a five-year contract.
Thibodeau was the 2011 NBA Coach of the Year in Chicago and is a former Knicks assistant under Jeff Van Gundy.
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