Knicks To Interview Juwan Howard

Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard has emerged as a candidate for the Knicks’ head coaching job, tweets ESPN’s Zach Lowe. New York may interview Howard as early as this weekend.

Howard, 45, played 19 NBA seasons before retiring in 2013. He accepted a spot on Miami’s coaching staff and has remained there for five seasons.

He is part of a growing field of candidates hoping to take over for Jeff Hornacek, who was fired at the end of the season. Also interviewing for the position were Jerry StackhouseMark JacksonMike WoodsonKenny SmithDavid FizdaleMike BudenholzerDavid BlattJames Borrego and Jay Larranaga. A report last night indicated the Knicks have particular interest in Budenholzer and Blatt.

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