Jeff Hornacek was officially introduced as the 28th head coach of the New York Knickerbockers during a press conference at the team’s training center.
Watch the videos below to hear what Hornacek and Knicks President Phil Jackson had to say about the direction the team is heading.
HORNACEK INTRODUCTION & REMARKS FROM JACKSON, MILLS & THE NEW COACH
Phil Jackson and GM Steve Mills discuss hiring Jeff Hornacek as the new head coach of the Knicks, while Hornacek shares his excitement for the opportunity.
Q&A SESSION PART 1: WHAT KIND OF OFFENSE WILL KNICKS RUN?
Phil Jackson discusses why Jeff Hornacek is the right fit to be the 28th head coach of the New York Knicks while Hornacek and Jackson comment on the team’s potential offensive system.
Q&A SESSION PART 2: MAKE UP OF THE ROSTER & TEAM’S GOALS
Hornacek and Jackson comment on the Knicks’ current roster, the team’s development over recent years and how the new head coach will help achieve the goals for the team.
Q&A SESSION PART 3: RAMBIS’ FUTURE & HORNACEK’S LEADERSHIP
Jackson, Mills and Hornacek talk about Kurt Rambis‘ future with the team and what makes the new head coach a good leader.
Q&A SESSION PART 4: HORNACEK ON INTERVIEW PROCESS, POINT GUARDS & PORZINGIS
Hornacek talks about interviewing with Jackson and Mills for the job, the communications he’s had with Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis, the current point guards on the roster and the different ways he can utilize Porzingis’ talent.
ONE-ON-ONE INTERVIEW WITH HORNACEK
MSG Networks’ Al Trautwig talks with Hornacek about his approach to coaching, his excitement to coach Carmelo and the different ways he can use Porzingis.