Knicks fire team President Steve Mills


This would follow a trend for the Knicks, who were known to be swayed by the agency when Carmelo Anthony (represented by CAA's Leon Rose) was the star player for the team.

Shortly after the Knicks dismissed Mills on Tuesday, they began targeting Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

Bob Myers and Rob Pelinka have become stars amongst National Basketball Association front office processionals.

Rose represents a number of high-profile players, including Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker, and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul.

More details to follow. He added: "I will always be a Knicks fan".

Rose will take over a Knicks team in the midst of yet another disastrous season. '[Madison Square Garden] starts piping in loud music to break it up.

The Athletic's Frank Isola, who covered the Knicks for decades as a Daily News reporter, suggested that the "sell the team" chant precipitated Mills's firing. Here is some pertinent information about the Knicks' newest executive. Since rejoining the Knicks in 2013, the franchise has posted a 178-365 record, the worst in the National Basketball Association.

Let us know in the comments what you think about the move. 'When the spotlight is on the owner in a negative way he always reacts.

The interesting timing of the reassignment puts the Knicks in a precarious position.

He previously hired head coach David Fizdale earlier this season and replaced him with interim coach Mike Miller.

Scott Perry will continue in his role as general manager for the foreseeable future, sources tell Wojnarowski.