"If I'm going to be grinding, then I want to coach. If I'm not going to be coaching, I want to be semi-retired, at least," Van Gundy said.
Steph Curry got the better of brother Seth as the in-form Golden State Warriors defeated the Dallas Mavericks 112-87.
The Golden State Warriors trailed by 12 points at the end of the third quarter but outlasted the Philadelphia 76ers 106-104.
The Cleveland Cavaliers slumped to another NBA defeat as Russell Westbrook starred for the Oklahoma City Thunder once more.
Carmelo Anthony starred as the New York Knicks snapped a four-game losing streak by upstaging the San Antonio Spurs 94-90.
The Golden State Warriors returned to winning ways in the NBA as James Harden posted a triple-double.
Kawhi Leonard led the way for the San Antonio Spurs, who improved to 13-0 on the road with a 105-91 win at the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Giannis Antetokounmpo inspired the Milwaukee Bucks to a shock win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA.
Russell Westbrook had yet another triple-double as the Golden State Warriors won again in the NBA.