Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga interviews for Knicks job

Jay Larranaga
Boston Celtics summer league head coach Jay Larranaga directs his team during an NBA summer league basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. –AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

MILWAUKEE — Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga said he interviewed with the Knicks Saturday regarding their vacant head coaching job. The meeting was held in Milwaukee, between Games 3 and 4 of Boston’s opening-round playoff series against the Bucks.

“Obviously they’re in the middle of their process,’’ Larranaga said. “We’re in the middle of our process. I appreciated them coming out here. Obviously all my focus is on the Milwaukee Bucks.’’

The Knicks went 29-53 this season and fired head coach Jeff Hornacek at season’s end.


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