PHIL JACKSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Knicks to sign Lamar Odom before season's end

In what would be their first big move under new president Phil Jackson, the New York Knicks will reportedly sign Lamar Odom in the very near future. Odom could join the Knicks as early as before the end of the regular season, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein (via Dan Favale of Bleacher Report): Sources told ESPN.com that the Knicks are on course, barring an unforeseen snag, to formally...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Knicks, Phil Jackson to sign Lamar Odom?

Could a Lamar Odom and Phil Jackson reunion be on the cards? It appears to be a definite possibility. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Knicks “have expressed interest” in signing Odom, who is currently a free agent. Marc Berman from the New York Post first reported last week that Odom and Jackson had been in recent contact. The versatile forward signed a contract with a...
Via Lakerholicz.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Brown: Let Phil Jackson coach the Knicks

Im guessing this is how Larry Brown felt when discussing the woes of the NY Knicks, actually, Im sure every Knick fan looks this way. From BigStory, Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown recently made some comments that might be felt amongst many… why won’t Jackson coach the Knicks? He still lives in L.A. and only frequents NY occasionally; make matters worse he walked his dog when...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson Sees Iman Shumpert as Valuable Part of New York Knicks Future

It appeared as though Iman Shumpert’s time with the New York Knicks was coming to an end this season, as he had fallen out of favor with the organization. Shumpert was the subject of various trade propositions at the NBA trade deadline, though non came to pass. However, with the addition of Phil Jackson as President of Basketball Operations, Shumpert’s stock in New York appears...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson had meeting with Lamar Odom

During Phil Jackson’s reign as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, Lamar Odom played a significant role in the franchise’s success. So it’s no wonder Phil felt compelled to meet with Odom on Wednesday during the Brooklyn Nets-New York Knicks game, reports Mark Berman of the New York Post: “For a second time, Phil Jackson met with a former Laker at halftime during a game...
Via Basketball Bicker
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Blasts the Knicks

Following the Knicks’ woeful performance on Tuesday night versus the Lakers, Phil Jackson wasted no time in ripping apart his new team. Recently appointed as the President of Basketball Operations, the Knicks decided that  Phil Jackson was the man that could eventually turn the franchise around. It’s also safe to say that Jackson is a relatively blunt man who isn’t afraid...
Via New York Sports-Kings
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Young launches 3-pointer, celebrates too early

Phil Jackson’s first visit to Staples Center as an employee of the New York Knicks ended up being a nightmare he’d probably like to forget. The Knicks surrendered 51 points to the Lakers in the third quarter — franchise records for most points given up in a quarter and most points scored in a quarter, respectively. That’s right, the 2013-14 Lakers, featuring a starting lineup...
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Phil Jackson won’t attend tonight’s game against Knicks in order to avoid being distraction

Phil Jackson could very easily turn up to tonight’s Lakers-Knicks game at Staples Center and steal the show, but that wouldn’t be helping his old franchise one little bit. The minute Jackson officially signed with the Knicks to be their president earlier this month was the moment that the Lakers were able to finally move on from the Zen Master. It’s not his fault, but the legendary...
Via Lakerholicz.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss: There was no role for Phil Jackson with the Lakers

On Tuesday, Phil Jackson was officially announced as president of the New York Knicks. The deal is worth $60 million over five years. Garden Chairman, Jim Dolan said he is”willingly and gratefully” ceding control to the Zen Master on all basketball matters. It took Dolan and Steve Mills three months to convince Phil to join. Dolan thanked Irving Azoff for making the connection…...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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