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The Knicks fired Steve Mills

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It’s hunting season at Madison Square Garden

Knicks Post Draft Press Photo by Michelle Farsi/NBAE via Getty Images

And here...we.....go:

In two months the Knicks have now canned their head coach and team president. General manager Scott Perry sounds safe for now, though presumably whoever is hired as the next head of the franchise will have carte blanche to replace him with themselves or anyone else they please. As far as who might be hired next:

So Mills, the Herb Williams of Knick executives, is out, after serving in business and finance for the Garden from 2003-2009, the figurehead general manager under Phil Jackson and the team president since Phil left for that big sky state in the sky.

It’s possible Mills is experiencing a bit of what he served to Fizdale in December, in which case, I mean...karma’s a B:

There are other tea leaves to muddle through. Does dismissing Mills, the only holdover from the front office that drafted Frank Ntilikina, mean our handsomest son is next to go? What finally led Dolan to lose faith in Mills to the point that he’d fire him right before the trade deadline? Does Perry have ideas of his own that may have differed from his immediate boss? Does Perry have the freedom to move on those moves if they’re available?

We’ll update this story as details emerge. Have a feeling details will be emerging for a while.

UPDATE (1:47 p.m.)

Told you Mills is Herb Williams.

And Perry is the new don.

UPDATE (2:13 p.m.)

Sounds like Mills was against trading Marcus Morris, so now that he’s out that could be a happening?

UPDATE (2:45 p.m.)

Looks like Creative Artists Agency’s finest could be in consideration for the head job now, too. Both JR and Chris Smith are free agents, I hear!