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Jeff Hornacek
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No. 14
Position: Head coach
League NBA
Personal information
Full name: Jeffrey John Hornacek
Born: May 3, 1963 (1963-05-03) (age 58)
Elmhurst, Illinois
Nationality: Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 6 ft 4 (1.93 m)
Listed weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
National Basketball Association career
Debut: 1986 for the Phoenix Suns
Final game: 2000 for the Utah Jazz
Career information
High school: Lyons Township
(La Grange, Illinois)
College: Iowa State
NBA Draft: 1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th
Best record: 42–40 (2015)
Titles: None
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career: 19862000 (14 years)
Coaching career: 2011–present (10 years)
Position: Point Guard / Shooting Guard
Career history
  • As player:
1986-1992 Phoenix Suns
1992-1994 Philadelphia 76ers
1994-2000 Utah Jazz
  • As coach:
2011-2013 Utah Jazz (assistant)
20132016 Phoenix Suns
20162018 New York Knicks
2020-present Houston Rockets
Career highlights and awards

Jeffrey John Hornacek (born May 3, 1963) is an American basketball assistant coach for the Houston Rockets and former player. He previously served as the head coach of the Utah Jazz (his final team) from 2011-2013, the Phoenix Suns from 20132016, and the New York Knicks from 20162018. After a two-year absence, Hornacek return to coaching with the Rockets.

Head Coach

Phoenix Suns (2013–2016)

On January 29, 2016, Suns have been defeat by Knicks. On February 1, he has been fired, and Earl Watson replaced him.

New York Knicks (2016–2018)

Replaced for Derek Fisher (2015–2016)

On June 2, 2016, Hornacek was named as the new head coach for the New York Knicks.

On April 12, 2018, the Knicks fired Hornacek after a 29–53 season.

Houston Rockets (2020-present)

On November 30, 2020, Hornacek was hired by the Houston Rockets as an assistant coach.


New York Knicks 2015–16 season roster
1 Shved • 2 Galloway • 3 Calderon • 4 Afflalo • 6 Porzingis • 7 Anthony • 8 Lopez • 9 O'Quinn • 11 Early • 13 Grant • 17 Amundson • 42 Thomas • 43 Antetokounmpo • 67 Williams
Players who left during the season
N/A
Head coach: Jeff Hornacek
Regular SeasonPlayoffsFinals
New York Knicks current roster
0 Allen (TW) • 1 Portis • 2 Ellington • 3 Harkless • 5 Smith • 6 Payton • 9 Barrett • 11 Ntilikina • 14 Trier • 17 Brazdeikis (GL) • 20 Knox • 21 Dotson • 23 Robinson • 25 Bullock • 30 Randle • 45 Wooten (TW) • 67 Gibson
Head coach: Mike Miller (interim)
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