NBA: Carmelo Anthony Said He Won’t Let Phil Jackson Run Him Off the Knicks

Welp, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson been using Jedi mind tricks trying to pressure Carmelo Anthony into waiving his no-trade clause, but it appears his masterplan is backfiring.  It turns out Jackson’s tactics have only strengthened Anthony’s determination to remain with the franchise.


NBA: Phil Jackson Throws Shot at Carmelo Anthony Not Having Will to Win Like Kobe & Michael Jordan

Phil Jackson is still using his Zen Master tricks to wage war against Carmelo Anthony.  On Tuesday, the New York Knicks president used Twitter to throw a shot at the Knicks superstar by referring to a column by Bleacher Report writer Kevin Ding that suggested Jackson is frustrated that Anthony doesn’t have the same will to win as other stars.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony Responds to Reports of Phil Jackson Trying to Trade Him

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is reportedly working hard on putting together a deal to trade Carmelo Anthony.  In a recent meeting between the two of them, Anthony reiterated that he wants to stay with the Knicks and win in New York, but the very short meeting appears to have been just a formality as reports continue to come in about Jackson trying to trade him.


NBA Report: Phil Jackson Determined to Trade Carmelo Anthony; Called These 2 Teams

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is reportedly determined to trade Carmelo Anthony.  Earlier this month, Anthony responded to an article written by one of Jackson’s former assistants which said it’s time to trade Carmelo.  Anthony responded by saying they should talk if that’s true.  Melo and Phil eventually had that meeting and Jackson asked Anthony if he wanted to stay with the Knicks.  Anthony reaffirmed his commitment to the team, but it was believed that Jackson is committed to trading him.  Yesterday another report came out saying the Knicks tried to trade Anthony to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kevin Love, but the Cavs rejected the offer.  Apparently, it is true that Jackson is trying to trade Anthony because another report today said he called two other teams.


NBA Report: Phil Jackson Asked Carmelo Anthony if He Wants to Remain a Knick; Anthony Responds

There’s been tension around the New York Knicks lately with talks about trading Carmelo Anthony.  After a report from one of Phil Jackson’s former assistant coaches insisted Anthony be traded.  Anthony, who has a no-trade clause, told reporters that he remains committed to the Knicks and hasn’t thought about a trade but if the front office really feels that way then it’s a conversation that needs to be had.  Well, that conversation happened today.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony Says if Phil Jackson & Knicks Don’t Want Him Then It’s Time to Talk

The New York Knicks lost 116-101 to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, being down as much as 38 points in the third quarter.  Falling to a 18-23 record, the Knicks are performing way below expectations after what many considered a good offseason with the additions of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Brandon Jennings, and Courtney Lee to pair up with rising star Kristaps Porzingis and superstar Carmelo Anthony.  As with another losing season, there are thoughts about the Knicks blowing up the team yet again, and the reports about trading Anthony are on the rise as well.  Up until yesterday, most reports claimed Anthony was unwilling to waive the no-trade clause in his contract, but Sunday night he made a stunning declaration.


(Photos) NBA: Phil Jackson & Jeanie Buss Announce Their Breakup Because Ball is Life

Another one bites the dust in this dreadful year that is 2016.  After a four-year long engagement, Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss have called it off.


(Video) NBA: Carmelo Anthony Visibly Annoyed When Asked About Phil Jackson Saying He Hogs the Ball

Yesterday New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said that Carmelo Anthony had a tendency to hold onto the ball for too long.  Anthony was asked about Jackson’s comments and wasn’t too keen on answering the question.


NBA: Phil Jackson: Carmelo Improving Ball Hog Habit & Can Play Jordan & Kobe Role in Triangle

The triangle offense worked well when Phil Jackson was a coach for the Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan, and the Los Angeles Lakers with Kobe Bryant, but it’s been critiqued a lot on its use with the New York Knicks.  Many people felt it just wouldn’t work with this team, but Jackson has been dedicated to keeping it, and improving the Knicks use of the infamous offense.  Jackson was asked it Carmelo Anthony can fit in the triangle, and he made it clear that Melo can.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony Criticizes Phil Jackson: I don’t understand him talking about LeBron in November

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson created quite a firestorm when he referred to LeBron James and his friends/business partners as a “posse.”  LeBron James put his childhood friends on and they became extremely successful businessman, so they took offense to the word and the racial undertones it carries.  Carmelo Anthony is the Knicks star player but he’s also a very close friend of LeBron; they form “The Brotherhood” with Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade.  Anthony sided with his friend, saying Jackson might not have meant any harm by the word, but it shouldn’t have been said.


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