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PHIL JACKSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phil Jackson Is Dissing the Lakers’ Jim Buss

It’s salt in Lakers fans’ wounds every time they see Phil Jackson’s face next to the New York Knicks logo, not theirs. (Now they...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal: Knicks Need 2 Superstars for Triangle Offense To Work

Shaquille O’Neal played for Phil Jackson and knows what needs to be done to bring a championship home. The TNT analyst believes that Jackson’s Lakers and Bulls’ dynasties prove that the triangle offense needs two superstars to work. “For the triangle to work, you need to have two superstars,’’ he said. “It’s been proven over time. Look at what Phil needed to win his...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson takes shot at Jim Buss

Phil Jackson is not the biggest Jim Buss fan, and the feelings he has toward the Los Angeles Lakers owner are probably mutual. Buss, who has been in charge of basketball operations since his father Jerry Buss passed away, chose to hire Mike D’Antoni over bringing back Jackson two years ago. Phil was clearly irritated...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Phil Jackson throw a little shade toward Lakers owner Jim Buss?

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson has been known to speak his mind about any situation. Jackson spoke to the media on various topics like Carmelo not touching the surface of his greatness yet and his opinion that movie director Spike Lee doesn’t know anything about basketball. But when Los Angeles Lakers owner Jim Buss’ name was brought up, it sounded like Jackson might...
Via No Guts, No Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Kobe Bryant trained harder than Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan was renowned for his legendary work ethic, but Phil Jackson says Kobe Bryant even surpassed the Chicago Bulls great in terms of training. Jackson, now the president of the New York Knicks, did a lengthy Q&A with the New York Post. Jackson talked about why he took the job, how he thinks players […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  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

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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