Knicks, Thibodeau’s arrival would close the doors to Karl-Anthony Towns

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In the never-ending game of aligning NBA stars with the Knicks as possible saviors, the name Karl-Anthony Towns is often mentioned. The New Jersey native grew up as a Knicks fan, and was mentioned as a potential commercial target in broadcasting rumors.

However, Marc Berman of the New York Post believes that if the Knicks hire Tom Thibodeau as their next coach, which seems increasingly likely, it could prevent the team from acquiring Towns, since Thibs and the young All-Star have a tense relationship since their time together in Minnesota.