Wednesday , Apr , 02 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Knicks to Announce Donnie Walsh Hiring Today

On Wednesday, the Knicks turn their basketball operations over to Walsh. The Knicks will announce Walsh as their new president at an afternoon news conference at Madison Square Garden, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Knicks have not yet made the move official.

Walsh, the longtime Indiana Pacers executive, will replace Thomas, who is also the Knicks’ coach. Thomas’ future remains unclear. He repeatedly has said he expects to be with the Knicks next season, but that likely will be up to Walsh, who hired Thomas to coach the Pacers in 2000. [Yahoo! Sports]