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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Articles tagged: Phil Jackson

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

JR Smith: Triangle offense is ‘almost too much thinking’

JR Smith has to be thrilled to get away from the New York Knicks with the way they have been playing this season — no matter how much pressure comes along with playing alongside LeBron James. Smith, like many of his former teammates, clearly was not a great fit with Phil Jackson’s triangle offense. Considering…Read More

Charles Barkley and Phil Jackson get into it over Knicks criticism

Charles Barkley and Phil Jackson got into it on Thursday night as Chuck was providing commentary for a Knicks game. Barkley ordinarily provides analysis from TNT’s studios in Atlanta, but occasionally he calls games like he did for Thursday’s Knicks-Bulls contest. Apparently all his criticism of the Knicks did not sit well with team president…Read More

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

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 the health of his late father Jerry began declining, chose to hire Mike D’Antoni two years ago instead of bringing back Jackson….Read More

Phil Jackson: Kobe Bryant trained harder than Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan was renowned for his legendary work ethic, but Phil Jackson says Kobe Bryant 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 Knicks job, how he thinks the…Read More

Phil Jackson: Carmelo Anthony is ‘good for what his word is’

Carmelo Anthony has notified the Knicks that he is opting out of the final year of his contract, but that does not mean he won’t be back in New York. Anthony has openly stated that he likes Phil Jackson’s plan for the future of the Knicks. Does that mean he is going to stick around…Read More

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