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Rick Fox | Forward

Team: Boston Celtics
Age / DOB:  (48) / 7/24/1969
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 235
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 1991 / Rd. 1 (24) / BOS

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Rick Fox revealed in an interview with NBC Sports Radio on Monday that he is still a candidate for the Knicks head coaching job.
"I've been a candidate for a while and what I'm comfortable communicating is that there's really nothing for me to do," Fox said. "Phil has expressed his interest, and the patience for him discovering who is right for that job is left in his court." Fox added that he and Jackson have been communicating for the past four months about working together with the Knicks. While it would seem that Derek Fisher is currently Phil's Plan A, Rick Fox could be the Plan B if Fisher decides to play another year in the league. Fox could also serve as an assistant coach next to Fisher on the bench. Mon, Jun 9, 2014 02:56:00 PM

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Rick Fox has added his name to the list of coaches being considered for the Knicks head coaching position.

In an interview with Bloomberg Television, Fox stated that he believes Phil Jackson should coach the Knicks but that he'd willingly coach if Jackson asked him to. "If he needed me to step in and do the job myself, I'd definitely welcome that," Fox said. Other names that are being considered include Derek Fisher, Kurt Rambis, Jim Cleamons, Bill Cartwright and Luke Walton.
Source: Newsday
Sat, May 24, 2014 09:36:00 AM

Celtics announced the retirement of forward Rick Fox.

Fox, a first-round pick of the Celtics back in 1991, averaged 9.6 and 3.8 rebounds in 930 games over 13 seasons. He got three rings during his time with the Lakers.
Thu, Sep 30, 2004 10:18:00 PM

The Celtics are close to finalizing a buyout on the final year of Rick Fox' contract.

Fox, who is due just over $5 million this season, is expected to retire.
Thu, Sep 30, 2004 01:50:00 PM

Forward Rick Fox was sent from the Lakers to the Celtics in a five-player deal.

The 35-year-old Fox is returning to the team that drafted him 13 years ago. He'll join Paul Pierce, Ricky Davis, Jiri Welsch, Tony Allen and Walter McCarty in the mix for playing time between small forward and shooting guard.
Fri, Aug 6, 2004 06:10:00 PM

Rick Fox, who is experiencing pain in his neck and shoulders, is scheduled to see a neurologist today.

With Fox hurting and Karl Malone, Derek Fisher and Devean George all nursing sore knees, the Lakers won't be entering the Finals at 100 percent. Still, they should have everyone available to play.
Thu, Jun 3, 2004 01:46:00 PM

Rick Fox, who opened the series against the Rockets as a starter, was a DNP-CD today against the Spurs.

Devean George had eight points in 27 minutes as the Lakers' starting small forward.
Sun, May 2, 2004 06:55:00 PM

Rick Fox rejoined the starting lineup last night and went scoreless in 20 minutes.

Fox played despite a dislocated thumb. He probably won't attempt a lot of shots in the series against the Rockets.
Sun, Apr 18, 2004 01:46:00 PM

Rick Fox is catching and shooting the ball again, wearing a small splint. He believes he might be able to play in Game 1.

Fox was included on the Lakers' playoff roster despite a dislocated thumb. Horace Grant (hip injury) and Jamal Sampson (foot injury) were left off.
Fri, Apr 16, 2004 02:47:00 PM

Rick Fox missed tonight's game with a dislocated right thumb.

He will probably be inactive until the playoffs start, so get him on your bench.
Sun, Apr 11, 2004 09:31:00 PM

Rick Fox did not make the trip to Sacramento for today's game because of his thumb injury.

While wearing a plastic splint, Fox tried to catch and shoot before practice yesterday, but the pain was too much. He'll be out until at least the start of the playoffs. Devean George will start in his place.
Sun, Apr 11, 2004 02:24:00 PM

Rick Fox could have his dislocated thumb in a splint for three weeks, but he hasn't been ruled out of tomorrow's game.

"We'll have to see [Saturday] if I can dribble and shoot," Fox said. "It's too early to tell."
Sat, Apr 10, 2004 01:58:00 PM

Rick Fox left tonight's game in the first quarter with a dislocated right thumb and did not return.

X-rays were negative, so this might be just a day-to-day dislocation.
Sat, Apr 10, 2004 01:51:00 AM

Rick Fox made his first start of the season tonight and had five points in 31 minutes before fouling out.

Fox will continue to start at small forward over Devean George, but he probably won't be worth owning in fantasy leagues.
Thu, Feb 5, 2004 12:07:00 AM

Lakers coach Phil Jackson said Rick Fox would have started tonight were it not for Shaquille O'Neal's suspension.

Jackson must have felt he needed Fox's leadership available off the bench with Horace Grant starting at center. Fox played 28 minutes to Devean George's 18 in the game.
Mon, Feb 2, 2004 10:48:00 PM

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