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PHIL JACKSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phil Jackson says Knicks gave basketball gods heartburn

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is never afraid to take to social media with his opinion of what is happening around his team and the the NBA in general. That didn’t change Sunday after New York fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers by 18 points at Madison Square Garden earlier in the day. Each NBA game is an opportunity for players to show their "best" nature and please the...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Krause: Phil Jackson took Knicks job ‘for the money’

Former Chicago Bulls GM Jerry Krause says there is only one reason Phil Jackson took the Knicks job. Check that: He believes there are $60 million reasons Phil took the job. Krause, who was GM of the Bulls during Phil’s successful tenure as the team’s coach in the ’90s (and has a testy relationship with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Dishes On Relationship With Shaquille O’Neal, Phil Jackson (Video)

Kobe Bryant has always been fearless on the court, but recently the longtime Los Angeles Laker has become increasingly gutsy with his statements to the media. Right before suffering the shoulder injury that ended his season, Bryant met with GQ’s Chuck Klosterman and let it all hang out when asked about his relationship with his former coach Phil Jackson...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Phil Jackson hint at a possible return to the Lakers?

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson in going through the worst stretch of his NBA career that spans back to 1967-68 when the Zen Master was a rookie playing for the Knicks. Jackson has admitted that “his experiment has fallen flat on its face.” At 69 years-old and fresh off a five-year deal he signed last March, it seems highly unlikely that Jackson could return to Los Angeles...
Via New York Sports-Kings
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Square Garden photo book includes nude pic of Phil Jackson circa 1973 (pic)

The official photographer for Madison Square Garden for nearly the past 50 years recently compiled a photo book of the many memories that have been made in the historic and revered arena. While there are photographs aplenty featuring such luminaries from the world of entertainment such as Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen, one...Read More The post Madison Square Garden...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 06, 2015  |  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
December 08, 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: 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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