NBA: Phil Jackson Says Knicks Priority is Free Agency Not the Draft

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After a couple bad trades and a self admitted “project gone awry”, Knicks president Phil Jackson is faced with the task of rebuilding a team that has steadily gone downhill.  With currently the worst record in the NBA, it’s assumed the Knicks are in full tank mode and will likely end up with a top-3 pick in the upcoming draft.  Jackson has also spent a lot of time lately at college games scouting potential players.  Many Knicks fans have their sights set on Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns to save the team but it turns out despite all those facts, Jackson is actually focused on free agency.

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NBA: Phil Jackson Rips the Knicks’ Effort on Twitter After Blowout Loss to Cavaliers

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The New York Knicks suffered a 101-83 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.  The 18-point blowout extended the Knicks losing streak to seven games and dropped them to an NBA-worst 10-45 record.  Knicks president Phil Jackson was very disappointed in their effort and took to his Twitter account to express his thoughts on the matter.

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NBA: Kobe Bryant Explains Why He Hated Phil Jackson


There’s a few things Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant have in common; they’re both strong, outspoken and winners.  While most like to think that the two had the best relationship and Jackson has even referred to Kobe as “my son”, Jackson has also written and expressed some damaging things about the Black Mamba.  In an interview with GQ, Kobe explains those turbulent times with the Lakers while he was trying to work with Shaq and Jackson and how rough things were between them; at one point Kobe even hated Phil Jackson.

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NBA: Phil Jackson Once Admitted Championship Knicks Deflated Balls Then Denied It

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With the New England Patriots #DeflateGate investigation still ongoing and being talked about, one reporter decided to look up similar stories and came across an article on Phil Jackson and the championship Knicks which won titles in 1970 and 1973.  In the article Jackson admitted the Knicks deflated balls.  As the story began to circulate, Jackson now the Knicks president, took to his Twitter account and cleared up what really happened.

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NBA: Knicks Looking to Trade Jose Calderon & Andrea Bargnani But Not Amare Stoudemire


Knicks president Phil Jackson is trying to completely clean house.  After admitting the failed season is his fault, Jackson is making moves to start with a clean slate.  He traded J.R Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cleveland Cavaliers and isn’t done yet.  Now he’s trying to trade Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani.

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NBA: Phil Jackson Takes Responsibility For Knicks Bad Season & Wants Fans to Leave Derek Fisher Alone

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Everyone knew the New York Knicks wouldn’t be good this year but Phil Jackson declared they would be a playoff team.  Well instead, they have the worst start in franchise history and now the Knicks new president is taking responsibility while trying to hush the “fire Derek Fisher” chants.

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NBA: JR Smith Throws Jab At Knicks Organization, Also Says Triangle Offense Is Too Much Thinking


JR Smith will eventually be happy the Knicks traded him to a much better team, but at the moment feelings are still a little hurt. Smith threw a slight jab at the Knicks yesterday aside from basically complaining about how the triangle offense works. I must admit though I am on his side with his comments about the organization as a whole.

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(Photos) NBA: Phil Jackson Says Merry Christmas & Promises A Better Knicks In 2015


I appreciate Phil Jackson saying Merry Christmas, but he may of drank too much spiked egg nog before he tweeted about the Knicks being better. Phil wants fans to be patient and to expect better results in 2015, but with this current roster and lack of chemistry together, that could be one wish Santa just can’t make happen. All of us Knicks fans are already counting down the days until free agency begins this summer to see who Phil adds to help finally bring the title to NY!

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(Photo) NBA: Phil Jackson & Charles Barkley Fire Shots At Each Other


The Knicks were playing the Bulls last night and as the usual story of this season goes, the Knicks lost. Aside from the game itself though there was some entertainment going on via social media courtesy of Phil Jackson. He grew tired of Charles Barkley criticizing the triangle offense over and over so he decided to say something about it.

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(Video) NBA: Hmmm Did Phil Jackson Throw Shots at the Lakers?


TMZ Sports caught up with former Lakers coach and current Knicks president, Phil Jackson.  They tried their hardest to get Jackson to say something bad about the Lakers but the Zen Master had all the right answers.  Still they managed to twist what he said into a Lakers diss anyways.  What do you think about his comments?

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