The newest New York Knicks coach is … Kenyon Martin????
Don’t rule it out … ’cause the ex-NBA superstar is officially throwing his hat into the ring for the open job — telling TMZ Sports he wants to be NY’s next head man!!
And, get this … the dude says he wants Metta World Peace to be an assistant on his staff!!
We got the 41-year-old out at LAX … and when we asked him who should replace David Fizdale at Madison Square Garden next, he told us straight-up, “Me!”
When our photog informed him Metta has also been gunning for the job … he said that’s cool, saying, “Me and Metta, head coach and assistant coach!”
So, could it happen? Almost certainly not … the rumored favorite for the opening is Mark Jackson — but others like Stan and Jeff Van Gundy have also reportedly been linked to the job.
But, K-Mart does have one thing going for him … he tells us he thinks James Dolan ain’t an evil monster that some make him out to be — and it sure sounds like he could get along well with the guy!!