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Report: Knicks could hire Steve Kerr by end of week

May 5, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

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The Knicks reportedly wanted to hire Steve Kerr after the first round of the NBA playoffs, and the first round is over, so what gives?

Kerr is scheduled to broadcast a game tonight – though it could be his last assignment.

Marc Berman of the New York Post:

The one-horse Knicks coaching derby should come to its conclusion this week.

Steve Kerr is scheduled to broadcast Game 1 of the second-round NBA playoff series between the Thunder and the Clippers in Oklahoma City on Monday night with longtime TNT partner Marv Albert. That could be Kerr’s last telecast, with a league source saying matters with the Knicks should progress this week.

Phil Jackson might want to press the issue a bit if he wants Kerr. Kerr is reportedly interested in the Warriors, and they reportedly like him too.

Kerr to the Knicks seems inevitable, but the longer the delay – at least until the Warriors extend Mark Jackson or hire someone else – the more uncertainty that arises.

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