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Former Phil Jackson assistant hired

Updated: August 18, 2014, 4:22 PM ET
By Ian Begley | ESPN.com

The New York Knicks have added veteran Jim Cleamons to the coaching staff, a league source confirmed to ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne.

Cleamons will serve as an assistant under first-year head coach Derek Fisher and will be reunited with Knicks president Phil Jackson.

Cleamons was an assistant under Jackson with the Chicago Bulls for seven seasons and with the Los Angeles Lakers for 10 seasons. He was an assistant on nine of Jackson's 11 NBA title-winning teams.

He also was ...

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