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Why Phil Jackson still believes in the Triangle (and why it'll doom the Knicks)

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Phil Jackson honors the late Jerry Krause with touching statement

New York Knicks’ President of Basketball Operations and former Chicago Bulls head coach Phil Jackson issued a touching statement upon the death of his former colleague, Jerry Krause.In part, the statement reads “it was no secret that [Krause] built the dynasty in Chicago.” This is notable because Jackson and Krause had a notably toxic relationship, especially toward the end...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony wears fur hat, gets meme treatment

Carmelo Anthony is at it again, and no, we’re not talking about fighting with Phil Jackson.Anthony one-upped his old M. Bison outfit by sporting a fur coat and hat after the New York Knicks’ 87-81 win over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.To be fair, there is a major blizzard hitting New York, so people have to dress warmly. That fact didn’t stop Twitter from having a field...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson teaching Knicks guards about triangle offense

The New York Knicks, or at least the man running their basketball operations, are serious about the triangle offense.Coach Jeff Hornacek confirmed Friday that team president Phil Jackson spent part of Thursday morning teaching Knicks guards how to run the offense. ESPN’s Ian Begley originally reported Jackson’s “hands on” instruction of Knicks guards.This is interesting,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Brown: If Phil Jackson wants triangle, he should coach

Coaching icon Larry Brown has a suggestion for Phil Jackson: If the New York Knicks president wants the team to run the triangle offense so badly, perhaps he should take over as head coach.The Knicks are fully committing to running the triangle offense for the balance of the season. Brown believes Jackson’s insistence that Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek run the triangle puts the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Teams could not get in touch with Phil Jackson before trade deadline

The New York Knicks made no moves at the trade deadline Thursday, despite rumors that persisted for weeks about Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose potentially being dealt. For at least one team, not being able to get a hold of Phil Jackson was an obstacle that stood in the way of a deal.One NBA general manager told Frank Isola of the New York Daily News last week in New Orleans that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

With the NBA season officially past the halfway point, it's becoming more and more clear which teams are truly in the playoff hunt and which are on the verge of underachieving status. The Bulls and Knicks seems full of dysfunction while teams like the Blazers, Magic and Kings can't seem to get their bearings.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we take a look at some...
Via Yardbarker
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: NBA made Jackson, Buss sign special documents

Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss announced earlier this week that they have mutually decided to end their engagement, and it’s possible that rules the NBA had set for their relationship played a role in the decision. According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the NBA made Jackson and Buss sign documents after Jackson became president of the New York Knicks in 2014 ensuring there would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

'Zen Master' Phil Jackson gives meditation book to Knicks

Phil Jackson may be currently embroiled in a controversy not even remotely involving the New York Knicks, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t trying to pull some New Age strings to get the team pointed in the right direction. That’s right, the Knicks president is resorting to methods that landed him the moniker “Zen Master” all those years ago by distributing a meditation...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson ‘badly’ wants to leave Knicks for Lakers

There have been rumors floating around for a while now that Phil Jackson isn’t completely sold on staying with the New York Knicks on a long-term basis. His heart remains in Los Angeles, where fiancée Jeanie Buss lives and works. Two new reports have emerged that indicate this is more than just smoke. First, Michael Grange of Sportsnet wrote this over the weekend: “...
Via Sportsnaut
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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