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Is Tom Thibodeau the right choice to coach the New York Knicks?

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Thibodeau had his eyes on Knicks job for a long time (0:36)

NBA reporter Nick Friedell details why Tom Thibodeau has coveted the Knicks job for a while. (0:36)

How will Tom Thibodeau fit as the head coach of the New York Knicks?

The Knicks have selected Thibodeau as their next coach, as had been anticipated since the start of their search to replace interim coach Mike Miller.

Now comes the hard part for Thibodeau and the Knicks' new president Leon Rose: building a winning team with a franchise that has won only one postseason series in 20 seasons.

What can we glean from Thibodeau's past stops with the Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves about his ability to develop the young talent on the Knicks' roster and build the kind of quality defense the franchise hasn't had since Thibodeau was an assistant in New York?

Let's take a look.