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Knicks fire Fisher, Rambis takes over

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NEW YORK (AP) Derek Fisher was fired as New York Knicks coach Monday, with his team having lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Associate head coach Kurt Rambis was promoted to interim head coach. He went 56-145 in two seasons as Minnesota's coach.

Fisher was midway through his second season. The Knicks are 23-31 and went 40-96 under Fisher. Team President Phil Jackson hired his former player in June 2014 shortly after Fisher ended his playing career.

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Rank Name RPG
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2 D. Jordan, LAC13.9
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5 H. Whiteside, Mia11.1
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6 J. Henson, Mil1.98
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