1. Lauri Markkanen Says Phil Jackson Made Him Eat Raw Meat During Draft Process

    It appears Dennis Smith Jr. wasn't the only draft prospect forced to eat strange cuisine with Phil Jackson during the lead up to the 2017 NBA draft...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Fell Asleep During Phil Jackson's Meditation Sessions

    It's no secret Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson didn't have a great relationship in Anthony's final years with the New York Knicks , and ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Knicks Rumors: Execs Favored Trading Kristaps Porzingis After Skipped Meeting

    Kristaps Porzingis looks like a star in the making, but the New York Knicks were apparently seriously considering trading the young forward this past offseason...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Report: Phil Jackson Unable to Attend Kobe Bryant's Lakers Jerseys Retirement

    Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson will not be in attendance Monday night for Kobe Bryant 's jerseys retirement ceremony...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Carmelo Anthony Hopes to Be Remembered as Someone Who Wanted to Be a Knick

    Carmelo Anthony 's return to Madison Square Garden didn't go as planned as he scored just 12 points in a 111-96 loss for the Oklahoma City Thunder , but the 10-time All-Star looked back fondly on his time with the New York Knicks after the game...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. LeBron James: Dennis Smith Jr. Comment Was Shot at Phil Jackson, Not Ntilikina

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James ' beef is with Phil Jackson—not Frank Ntilikina. James told reporters Monday his comment that Dennis Smith "should be a Knick" was a ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant Wants Phil Jackson or Michael Jordan to Present Him at Hall of Fame

    Kobe Bryant is still four years away from being eligible to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, but the Los Angeles Lakers legend already knows who he wants to present him...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Carmelo Anthony Says Phil Jackson Was Prepared to Trade Him for a 'Bag of Chips'

    Carmelo Anthony has been given a new lease on life after being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder , but the 10-time All-Star is still not happy with the New York Knicks for how his time with the franchise came to an end...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Knicks Rumors: Phil Jackson Stunned Free Agents with Lack of Preparation as GM

    Phil Jackson 's tenure as president of the New York Knicks from 2014-17 was a disaster on all fronts, including his reported inability to prepare for and communicate with free agents...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Frank Ntilikina Out for Knicks vs. Wizards Due to Knee Injury

    New York Knicks rookie guard Frank Ntilikina will miss Friday night's preseason game against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., because of a right knee contusion...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Lakers' Jeanie Buss Blames Brother Jim for Breakup with Phil Jackson

    Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss shared details about her relationship and breakup with Phil Jackson during an interview with Ramona Shelburne at the espnW Women + Sports Summit...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 2 reads 0 comments

  12. Jim Boeheim Says Phil Jackson 'Chased' Carmelo Anthony off Knicks

    Jim Boeheim, who was Carmelo Anthony 's basketball coach at Syracuse during the 2002-03 season, believes Phil Jackson is why Anthony no longer plays for the New York Knicks . Per SNY...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 5,101 reads 0 comments

  13. Isiah Thomas Says Phil Jackson's Knicks Failure Won't Taint Legacy

    Phil Jackson 's three-year stint with the New York Knicks won't harm his stellar NBA legacy, according to Basketball Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 2,660 reads 0 comments

  14. Malik Monk Says He Thought Knicks Were Drafting Him, Details Pre-Draft Meeting

    Charlotte Hornets rookie Malik Monk took it personally when the New York Knicks overlooked him in the 2017 draft, instead using the No. 8 pick on Frank Ntilikina...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 51,662 reads 0 comments

  15. Dennis Smith Jr. Said Knicks Had Him Eat Octopus During Predraft Meeting

    As his last significant act as New York Knicks team president, Phil Jackson selected Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 pick in June's NBA draft instead of Dennis Smith Jr...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 48,743 reads 0 comments

  16. Kristaps Porzingis Trade for Lonzo Ball Reportedly Wanted by Phil Jackson

    Longtime hoops scribe Peter Vecsey told HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy (h/t Slam ) that former New York Knicks president Phil Jackson toyed with the idea of trading Kristaps Porzingis for the No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 20,448 reads 0 comments

  17. 'A Band-Aid on a Major Wound'

    Three men in blazers sat elbow-to-elbow, microphones before them, a bright blue banner behind them, optimism all around. One by one, they sketched out a vision for a brighter Knicks future...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 7 months ago 85,276 reads 0 comments

  18. Michael Jordan's Former Teammates on How MJ Would've Handled the Modern-Day NBA

    That Chicago Bulls charter flights served as de facto casinos throughout the 1990s was an open secret among NBA fans...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 months ago 260,932 reads 0 comments

  19. Knicks Rumors: David Griffin Reportedly Withdraws from NY Front-Office Talks

    Former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin "has pulled his name out of the New York Knicks ' general manager and president search after he couldn't come to [an] agreement on the right role with the franchise," according to Marc J...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 50,033 reads 0 comments

  20. Knicks Rumors: Derrick Rose Reportedly Still a Potential PG Option

    Despite a tumultuous first year together, the New York Knicks and free agent Derrick Rose could reunite next season. Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski (via ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 18,340 reads 0 comments

  21. Knicks Reportedly Won't Pursue Masai Ujiri; David Griffin Front-Runner

    The New York Knicks are reportedly ending their rumored pursuit of the Toronto Raptors ' Masai Ujiri to become their new team president in favor of former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 months ago 17,051 reads 0 comments

  22. New York Newspapers Roast Phil Jackson After He Parts Ways with Knicks

    New York Knicks fans celebrated on Wednesday after learning the club had parted ways with much-maligned team president Phil Jackson . On Thursday, New York newspapers joined in on the fun...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 23,056 reads 0 comments

  23. John Calipari Reportedly Inquired About New York Knicks' Presidency Vacancy

    Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari reportedly reached out to the New York Knicks "through intermediaries" to express interest in the team's vacant president of basketball operations position, ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 90,863 reads 0 comments

  24. Isiah Thomas Says He's Not Interested in Knicks President Vacancy

    Isiah Thomas quickly shot down rumors he'd consider replacing Phil Jackson as the New York Knicks ' team president...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 6,647 reads 0 comments

  25. Why the Phil Jackson Era Wasn't a Total Dumpster Fire

    The tricky thing about a dumpster fire is the smoke. You can't see what's burning or what damage has been done. It's all obscured behind the haze...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 8 months ago 84,123 reads 0 comments