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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Articles tagged: Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson: Knicks ‘worked hard’ for Goran Dragic trade

Flashback to February 2015. With the trade deadline looming, disgruntled Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic wanted out worse than a bat at an Ozzy Osbourne concert. The New York Knicks were supposedly on Dragic’s short list of preferred trade destinations. It would have been a sensible fit too seeing as they had such a…Read More

Jeanie Buss: Phil Jackson loves the Twitter criticism

Phil Jackson joined Twitter a little over two years ago, and in doing so opened himself up to the endless criticism professional athletes, coaches and executives are always dealing with. But don’t worry, it doesn’t bother the legendary coach. In fact, he loves it. In a lengthy interview with Sam Amick of USA Today Sports…Read More

Tim Hardaway hurt, motivated by Phil Jackson’s comments

Tim Hardaway was traded by the New York Knicks to the Atlanta Hawks on draft night and says he is motivated by some parting shots from Phil Jackson. In explaining the trade, the New York Post reports that the Zen Master said Friday he felt draft pick Jerian Grant has more of what the Knicks…Read More

Shaq, Phil Jackson used to deflate balls

Tom Brady isn’t the only one who prefers playing with a deflated ball. ESPN’s Baxter Holmes has a long feature about basketballs and how several players prefer their balls. In the article, Holmes points out that both Shaq and Phil Jackson have admitted to deflating balls. “Sometimes, in the games during all my championship runs,…Read More

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