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Phil Jackson Has No Problem Dumping On Ex-Knicks

Do you wish you were a fly on the wall of the New York Knicks’ basura 2014-15 season? Of course not, but Charley Rosen was, and he’s filing dispatches to ESPN from the one day each month he spent with Phil Jackson during the course of it. He’s now up to January 10, four days after the Knicks traded J.R. Smith and Iman… » 7/20/15 5:18pm 7/20/15 5:18pm

What The Hell Is Phil Jackson Even Talking About?

Knicks president Phil Jackson sat down for a Q&A with The New York Times this week, and things got a little weird. Aside from congratulating himself on doing a generally fine job with the Knicks and saying nothing that should convince anyone that his ideas about basketball have gotten less crappy, he addressed that… » 6/19/15 1:04pm 6/19/15 1:04pm

Knicks Heroically Win Fourth Quarter By 17, Only Lose By 28

Hey New York resident, how'd you spend the Saturday early afternoon? Maybe finishing up a long brunch? Enjoying a sunny (but chilly) stroll on the High Line? Catching up on the last season of Sherlock? Really, anything would've been great because Saturdays are great and full of promise. Unless you're the tall group… » 1/10/15 4:17pm 1/10/15 4:17pm

Phil Jackson Gets Mad At Perfectly Legitimate Criticism

The New York Knicks aren't a very good basketball team, and at times this season they have clearly struggled to implement coach Derek Fisher's version of the triangle offense. When asked by reporters about the Knicks, this led NBA commissioner Adam Silver to direct some light teasing their way. Via the New York Daily… » 11/10/14 9:34pm 11/10/14 9:34pm

Phil Jackson Says Melo Will Move The Ball. So Did These Guys.

"The ball can't stop," is definitionally just some flatulence squeezing out of a hundred basketball coaches at any given moment. But this week, it happens that Phil Jackson, the new Knicks boss messiah, said this while referring to Carmelo, the basketball player whom Jackson signed this offseason. Probably this means… » 9/24/14 7:10pm 9/24/14 7:10pm