1. Phil Jackson May Hold Knicks' Strings, but Derek Fisher Not His Puppet Coach

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The greatest coach in NBA history took another stroll on the practice court recently, to supervise a workout of college prospects and, in part, to scratch a minor itch...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 3 months ago 47,776 reads 42 comments

  2. What Kind of Coach Can We Expect Derek Fisher to Be for NY Knicks?

    Derek Fisher stood before a throng of reporters Tuesday, dressed to the nines, with an intense look on his face and sincerity and certainty in his voice as he was officially introduced as head coach of the New York Knicks ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 6,467 reads 8 comments

  3. Lakers Left to Ponder What Might Have Been After Knicks Hire Derek Fisher

    LOS ANGELES — We are not granted a clear vision of what might have been. That's the trick in every decision we make in life, big or small: Pick a path, and either own it ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 months ago 35,400 reads 113 comments

  4. Luke Walton Spoke to Phil Jackson About Asst. Coaching Job Amid Steve Kerr Talks

    It's unclear whether Luke Walton will wind up on the New York Knicks ' bench in some capacity, but discussions have certainly taken place. According to ESPNNewYork ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 7,340 reads 20 comments

  5. Report: Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher Have Already Discussed NY Knicks Job

    Well, that was predictably quick. Derek Fisher is less than one week removed from his last NBA game, but the 39-year-old has reportedly already spoken with team president Phil Jackson about the New York Knicks ' head coaching vacancy...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 12,994 reads 52 comments

  6. Updated Rankings for NY Knicks Coaching Candidates

    It's a search that many thought would be over weeks ago, but Phil Jackson is still scouring his inner circle and beyond to find the next New York Knicks head coach...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 3 months ago 7,310 reads 11 comments

  7. Best Value Free Agents for NY Knicks to Pursue

    Even though there are gaping holes that need to be filled on the New York Knicks , now is the time to be frugal. Next summer is when the party starts...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 14,533 reads 14 comments

  8. Is Derek Fisher the Coach Phil Jackson Needs to Turn Around New York Knicks?

    Though soaked in controversy, the premise of the New York Knicks ' coaching search is simple: Phil Jackson is looking for a protege. Steve Kerr was initially supposed to be New York's pseudo Zen Master, but plans change...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 900 reads 1 comments

  9. Report: Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher to Meet About NY Knicks Coaching Vacancy

    Phil Jackson had to wait a few days and pay a few bucks, but he's finally getting his chance to sit down with Derek Fisher to discuss the New York Knicks ' head coaching vacancy...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 56,258 reads 88 comments

  10. Phil Jackson Fined $25,000 for Tampering with Derek Fisher

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 6 loss in the Western Conference Finals might have been Derek Fisher's last game in the NBA . Until he officially retires, though, he's still off limits for front offices looking for potential head coaches...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 101,489 reads 90 comments

  11. Is Phil Jackson Stunting New York Knicks' Rebuild Before It Starts?

    So much of the Phil Jackson mystique pivots on a picture of the 13-time NBA champion as basketball philosopher, someone for whom a particular problem—on the court or otherwise—seldom demands a single, rigid solution...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 3 months ago 14,067 reads 50 comments

  12. The Dangers of the Phil Jackson Coaching Tree

    Phil Jackson very reasonably wants someone he knows and trusts to be the next New York Knicks coach, but the people he knows and trusts either have spotty histories on the sideline or no experience there at all...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 3 months ago 34,813 reads 50 comments

  13. Phil Jackson Says He's 'Interested' in Coaching Knicks but Isn't Physically Able

    More than a few New York Knicks fans might relish the notion of Phil Jackson taking the bench all for himself...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 12,775 reads 34 comments

  14. Carmelo Anthony Will 'Think About' Phil Jackson's Advice to Opt In on Contract

    There will be plenty of change in New York now that Phil Jackson is running the Knicks , but a little continuity might be nice—especially when it comes to the team's best player...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 8,843 reads 23 comments

  15. Phil Jackson Talks Carmelo Anthony Opting In and NY Knicks' Coaching Search

    New York Knicks president of basketball operations Phil Jackson has a plethora of questions to answer about the organization’s future...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 3 months ago 15,735 reads 61 comments

  16. Which Key NY Knicks Will and Won't Fit in Phil Jackson's Triangle Offense?

    For a team still without a head coach, we seem to have a pretty good beat on the New York Knicks' offensive philosophy for the foreseeable future...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 3 months ago 9,059 reads 10 comments

  17. Should New York Knicks Trade into the 2014 Draft?

    As one of the deepest NBA draft classes ever gets gussied up to put itself on the market, the New York Knicks , with no draft picks , can only watch as their competition takes home all that young talent...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 13,371 reads 11 comments

  18. Can Phil Jackson Jumpstart New York Knicks' Long-Dormant Youth Movement?

    Take a long, hard look at the New York Knicks ' roster if you dare. What you'll find isn't nearly as pretty as it should be. Welcome to Phil Jackson 's new world. It's a new world for which he was brought in to restore order...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 9,430 reads 11 comments

  19. Phil Jackson Facing Enormous Pressure to Turn Around New York Knicks

    Phil Jackson voluntarily agreed to a massive undertaking when he attached his reputable name to the New York Knicks , a team brimming with promise and appeal, yet corrupted by ornery politics...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 14,756 reads 40 comments

  20. Losing Steve Kerr Should Be Eye-Opening Experience for NY Knicks

    It seemed to be set in stone. Steve Kerr would lead the New York Knicks , under his career-long mentor Phil Jackson , through a quick building process and into renewed heights. His communication skills were polished as can be...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 3 months ago 4,466 reads 15 comments

  21. Phil Jackson Interested in Derek Fisher as Steve Kerr 2.0

    According to the New York Daily News ' Frank Isola , Phil Jackson has turned his attention to another former disciple after missing out on Steve Kerr, wishing to speak to current Oklahoma City guard Derek Fisher about the Knicks ' head coaching job.

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 9,569 reads 9 comments

  22. Will Knicks' Phil Jackson Strip Mine Lakers' Assets?

    The Los Angeles Lakers had ample opportunity to hire Phil Jackson back, but they took a pass. Now that their former coach is running basketball operations for the New York Knicks as their new president, he may be looking westward for assets...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 months ago 8,843 reads 7 comments

  23. Building Phil Jackson's Dream New York Knicks Coaching Staff

    Some New York Knicks fans smarting from the loss of the Steve Kerr dream latched onto the dream of Phil Jackson snatching up fired Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson, only ...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 6,329 reads 16 comments

  24. Jeff Van Gundy Thinks Phil Jackson Might Hire Coach Without Triangle Experience

    Conventional wisdom suggests that New York Knicks president Phil Jackson will pursue a coach willing and able to implement his famed Triangle offense. But former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy doesn't believe that's necessarily the case...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 5,380 reads 13 comments

  25. NBA Executive: Phil Jackson 'Looks Like a Beaten Man' After Losing Steve Kerr

    Things aren't going so well during the first months of Phil Jackson 's stint with the New York Knicks . We already knew the roster was in need of some major help, but the search for a new head coach has proven more difficult than imagined...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 41,948 reads 138 comments