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PHIL JACKSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phil Jackson defends Tyson Chandler trade to Mavericks on Twitter 

Phil Jackson's mellowness, which has been put through the ringer in recent weeks, got tested just a little more on Thursday when the Knicks president responded to three separate reply tweets to a link about a story suggesting that he “got hornswoggled in his first big move” in trading Tyson Chandler to Dallas in June. “Negative, I'm okay with the Dallas deal. Tyson fits there...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks' Melo reportedly open to waiving no-trade clause

The ink has barely dried on Carmelo Anthony's five-year, $124 million deal with the Knicks, but the All-Star forward might be looking for a change of scenery. The New York Post reports that Anthony, who signed his max contract in July, would be willing to waive his no-trade clause if team president Phil Jackson can strike a deal with a team of Melo's liking. This report comes two...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Knicks have a 'loser's mentality'

The New York Knicks are off to an abysmal 4-18 start to the season, and Phil Jackson doesn’t think his team’s struggles have anything to do with a lack of talent. According to the Zen Master, the Knicks have the physical tools needed to win games. They just think like losers. “It’s about a loser’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson ticked off by Adam Silver's Triangle Offense statement

Phil Jackson has an issue with just about everyone these days. The New York Knicks president is trying to rebuild that once-proud franchise as the team president. The early results are mixed, but Jackson’s vaunted triangle offense has been a hot-button topic. NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently gave his thoughts on the Knicks’ progress, specifically as it pertains to the...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson has strong words for former Lakers boss

Now the president of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson hasn’t exactly remained all too quiet when it comes to his time as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. A tenure that ended abruptly when Jackson “retired” back in 2011. Jackson had this to say about his former boss and Lakers owner Jim Buss over the weekend (via CBS Sports). Jimmy Buss is a person that’s vaulted...
Via Sportsnaut
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson has funny reaction to Pau Gasol signing with Bulls

PHOTO COURTESY: MADDIE MEYER/GETTY IMAGES VIA NY DAILY NEWS New Knicks president Phil Jackson has had a busy off season so far with the recruitment of Carmelo Anthony.  Despite making it seem like all the eggs were in the Melo basket, he had his eyes on other targets as well and cleverly showed his disappointment after missing out on one this weekend. Pau Gasol played under Phil...
Via New York Sports-Kings
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: I'm 'interested' in coaching, but not capable

The future of the New York Knicks is yet to be decided, and is still very much in the air. Such is the situation with new team president Phil Jackson, surrounding whether or not he will give coaching one last go. And it seems Jackson’s decision may come down to his health, rather than his desire to coach...
Via The Sports Daily
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Jackson as the next head coach?

I hope the title of my article didn’t get people too excited because I’m not talking about Phil Jackson. I’m talking about Mark Jackson. Mark Jackson is currently the head coach of the Golden State Warriors, but that may not be the case much longer. Jackson is meeting with ownership today and reports are saying he will likely be fired by later today. Prior to becoming a head...
Via isportsweb.com
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Spurs are not a dynasty

Phil Jackson is calling the shots for the Knicks as their new team president and it looks like he’s taking shots at an old Western Conference foe. Jackson has been taking jabs at the San Antonio Spurs since 1999, when the then newly signed Lakers coach suggested that the Spurs championship should have an asterisk next to it because it occurred during a lockout shortened season...
Via Thacover2
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson left blowout loss early to walk his dog

Phil Jackson made an appearance at his old stomping grounds to watch his New York Knicks face his old team, the Los Angeles Lakers, on the hardwood at Staples Center. The new Knicks president in all likelihood is regretting that decision as it probably would have been far less painful to stay away. The Knicks […] The post Phil Jackson calls Knicks’ blowout loss to Lakers ‘awful...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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