Tom Thibodeau
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Tom Thibodeau had a formal interview with the New York Knicks on Thursday regarding the vacant head coaching position.

Thibodeau is considered the favorite to become the new head coach of the team.

“Tom Thibodeau — the leading candidate for the New York Knicks coaching job — had his formal interview with the organization today, sources tell ESPN,” Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweeted.