Knicks could follow Warriors, Lakers examples by hiring an agent as president

Sunday, 09 Feb, 2020

Before being promoted to president, Mills had also served as the team's GM since March 18, 2014.

Before he could be hired, Rose would have to sever ties with his existing clients.

Rose's former clients include Joel Embiid, Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Karl-Anthony Towns and Carmelo Anthony.

Dolan may want to wait and wisely grant the Knicks' next president the opportunity to evaluate the roster and construct it based on existing players and free-agent targets.

Hiring Rose continues a recent trend in the National Basketball Association of hiring agents, following the success the Golden State Warriors have had under Bob Myers and the Los Angeles Lakers with Rob Pelinka. Rob Pelinka represented Kobe Bryant, among others, before becoming the Los Angeles Lakers general manager in 2017.

While the team publicly distanced themselves from CAA's influence over the past few years, it is no surprise to see them considering Brown or another agent, considering Myers and Pelinka have had success in their current roles. Like Rose, Wesley is a New Jersey native.

The fantasy-minded are already dreaming up deals to pry Masai Ujiri from theToronto Raptors, but how realistic is that?

Mills, now the group head of state, likewise took control of GM obligations for the 2013-14 period, simply 2 days prior to the beginning of training school. The team announces that it will begin looking for a new president immediately two days before close of trading. '[Madison Square Garden] starts piping in loud music to break it up. The New York Knicks may follow that model. Fizdale was 21-83 in less than two seasons as Knicks coach. "'Never heard a 'sell the team" chant this loud at MSG.

The Knicks are 15-36 this season, the third-worst record in the Eastern Conference.

Let us know in the comments what you think about the move. 'When the spotlight is on the owner in a negative way he always reacts.

Their top choice to replace him? Perry will take over control of the basketball operations, according to the person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made.