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Oscar Robertson: Carmelo should leave the Knicks

Tweet Carmelo Anthony will be opting out of his current contract with the New York Knicks this summer to become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career. But a Hall of Famer has some interesting advice for ‘Melo. “I would leave today [if I were Carmelo],” Oscar Roberston said on SiriusXM NBA radio Thursday. “Let me tell you why: wherever that kid...
Via Los That Sports Blog
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Robertson: If I Were Carmelo, “I’d Leave Knicks Today”

Everyone seems to have some advice for New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony.  You can add Hall of Fame point guard Oscar Robertson to the list as well. While making an appearance on SiriusXM NBA Radio show, “Spike Lee’s Best Seat in the House,” which airs Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET, Robertson said he would bolt the Knicks today if he was in Anthony’s shoes. Oscar Robertson...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Bulls Aiming to Network with Phil Jackson For Potential Knicks Jobs

On Wednesday, Phil Jackson spoke with the media and though he didn’t reveal all too much about his plans in the near future, the thirteen-time NBA champion did acknowledge that he will speak with former Bulls’ sharpshooter Steve Kerr about the Knicks’ head coaching vacancy.  But as Jackson looks to surround himself with familiar and/or successful faces in hopes of building...
Via Knicks Journal
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jabari Parker On Carmelo Anthony Comparisons: “I Pass, I Have A Team”

Jabari Parker’s most common NBA comparison is to New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. The Duke star admits that he patterns many of his offensive moves after Melo, and says he would sign up for an Anthony-like career, but he seems less impressed with Anthony’s supporting cast in New York. On today’s Dan Patrick Show, Patrick brings up the Anthony comparisons, but notes...
Via College Spun
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Robertson says he would leave Knicks if he was Carmelo Anthony

Over the next couple of months, we will begin to the know the fate on New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony. Earlier today, NBA legend Oscar Robertson was on SiriusXM NBA radio to talk about a myriad of subjects and was asked if he was Carmelo if he would leave the Knickerbockers. Check out his response that was transcribed by Al Iannazzone of Newsday: Oscar Robertson on SiriusXM...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says Knicks Were Winning on Pure Talent Not Coaching

The New York Post is reporting that several Knicks players had less flattering things to say  about Mike Woodson ability during their exit interviews with team President Phil Jackson. According to the report, most of the players in the Knicks locker room felt that they won games solely on talent alone. The Knicks finished 37-45, missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009...
Via Thacover2
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson implies Knicks players savaged Mike Woodson in exit interviews

In the latest chapter of the continuing saga that is Phil Jackson’s takeover of the basketball operations of the New York Knicks, the new team president implied with comments made during a 24-minute press conference on Wednesday that players threw recently fired head coach Mike Woodson under the bus during exit interviews. Jackson said that […] The post Phil Jackson implies Knicks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Knicks players ripped Woodson after firing

In what sounds like the back door hitting fired Knicks coach Mike Woodson on the way out, new Knicks president Phil Jackson revealed that several players — during their exit interviews  — told him the club didn’t play as a team this season and relied solely on its talent, reported the N.Y. Post.The Knicks finished 37-45 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2009...
Via The Other Paper
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says He Will Not Coach Knicks

Any success Phil Jackson has with the New York Knicks is likely to come as the teams highest ranking executive.  According to Al Iannazzone of the New York Daily News, Jackson has ruled out moving down to the bench to coach the Knicks. Phil said he "made up his mind" and he will not coach. Also cited physical reasons. — Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) April 23, 2014 ...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Dolan reportedly trying to prevent Phil Jackson from firing Knicks staffers

After only a month, could the honeymoon period between New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and team owner James Dolan already be over? If a New York Daily News source embedded inside Madison Square Garden and privy to the inner workings of the oft-dysfunctional front office can be believed, why yes, yes it is. The […] The post James Dolan reportedly trying to prevent Phil Jackson...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Woodson Assistant Questions Knicks Management

credit: Associated Press Mike Woodson was recently fired by the New York Knicks, along with his entire coaching staff. This was hardly a surprise, and many expected this to be done a long time ago. The Knicks had a very rough season, and Woodson paid the price. Regardless of your opinion on Mike Woodson, you have to acknowledge that there are more problems in the Knicks organization...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the New York Knicks can rebuild in one season

Read entire article here: http://knickspost.com/opinion/how-the-knicks-can-rebuild-in-one-year/ The post How the New York Knicks can rebuild in one season appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks and Phil Jackson’s plans next season

There is no denying that the New York Knicks are into a very bad situation at the moment, one of the toughest ones they have been in since Carmelo Anthony came on-board . This was the first season in the Melo era that the team didn’t make it to the postseason and on top of that, their megastar forward is set to hit the free agency in a little more than one month from now. However...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 GIFs that sum up the Mike Woodson era in NYC

Via Guyism
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson upset with Knicks' lack of conditioning

The New York Knicks are about to undergo a major overhaul and it could affect more than just the coaching staff.  ESPN New York’s Ian Begley is reporting that Knicks President Phil Jackson was extremely disappointed in the Knicks overall conditioning as a team. Jackson told his players to expect personnel changes this summer and he reportedly also expects them to return in much...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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