The New York Knicks want Jeff Hornacek as their next coach.
The team is working on a deal to hire Hornacek, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson has had discussions with the former Phoenix Suns coach and there is mutual interest, but they have not begun negotiations on a contract, the person said on condition of anonymity because details of the coaching search are private.
Bleacher Report first reported that the Knicks would hire Hornacek.
The Knicks finished the season with Kurt Rambis as interim coach after Jackson fired Derek Fisher in February. Jackson also met with...