1. Phil Jackson Regime Teaching New York Knicks Fans a Lesson in Patience

    In the hierarchy of New York City traits, patience with one’s favorite team falls somewhere on the scale between smiling and sound driving habits. It is, to put it politely, not common...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 6 months ago 11,485 reads 46 comments

  2. Don't Mistake Phil Jackson's Zen for Excuses

    From the minute he manned that Madison Square Garden podium last March, Phil Jackson ’s tenure as president of the New York Knicks has been as much about fostering a brotherhood of community as it has forging a basketball contender...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 6 months ago 2,593 reads 4 comments

  3. Phil Jackson Thinks Too Many People Are Focusing on NY Knicks' Triangle Offense

    Phil Jackson might want to ask J.R. Smith how he feels about untying another opponent's shoe, because the New York Knicks need to create a diversion—and quick...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 77,712 reads 74 comments

  4. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings

    The New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings are likely feeling very different about their respective starts to the season, but both teams have trade rumors circulating already...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 13,681 reads 2 comments

  5. Fordham Basketball to Honor New York Knicks President Phil Jackson

    The Fordham Rams aren't bringing in Phil Jackson to coach the triangle offense. Fordham already has an offensive philosophy and plan in place, and Jackson has enough to do as president of the New York Knicks...

    Charles Costello Written by Charles Costello about 6 months ago 624 reads 0 comments

  6. Carmelo Anthony Needs Second Superstar to Fulfill Full Potential

    Carmelo Anthony still needs help. Superstar help. Phil Jackson can change the New York Knicks ' coach. He can change the point guard. He can change the culture and system...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 15,376 reads 122 comments

  7. Biggest Adjustments NY Knicks Must Make This Coming Season

    The New York Knicks have two glaring reasons to make adjustments for the 2014-15 campaign: They are coming off a lottery finish one season after winning 54 games (and an actual playoff series); and a new regime has taken over the team...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 7 months ago 2,571 reads 1 comments

  8. Predicting the Biggest Changes We'll See from the New York Knicks Next Season

    The shops at Madison Square Garden have a lot of new swag to manufacture before October. Jerseys distinguishing J.R. Smith from Jason Smith. Triangle bikinis honoring the new offense...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 7 months ago 26,559 reads 62 comments

  9. Derek Fisher's First Season with NY Knicks Will Reflect Directly on Phil Jackson

    As the New York Knicks embark upon the first full season of Phil Jackson 's reign as president of basketball operations, they'll have a permanent reminder of the Zen Master's presence stalking the sidelines...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 9,799 reads 38 comments

  10. 5 Things NY Knicks Must Figure out Before Start of 2014-15 Season

    Coming off a season in which the New York Knicks missed the playoffs in a weak Eastern Conference with a payroll exceeding $90 million, change in the organizational culture was necessary...

    Stephen Albertini Written by Stephen Albertini about 8 months ago 23,343 reads 101 comments

  11. Phil Jackson Buys a $4.85 Million Apartment in Midtown New York

    Phil Jackson , 68, has officially made his move to the Big Apple for his role as president of the New York Knicks. Now the 13-time NBA champion (as a coach and player) has a place to rest his head...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 9 months ago 109,822 reads 72 comments

  12. What the Knicks Winning an NBA Championship Would Mean for New York City

    There are certain cities and certain sports whose relationship occupies a space somewhere between the fervent and the fanatical. Think football in Pittsburgh, hockey in Montreal, baseball in Boston ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 9 months ago 8,199 reads 75 comments

  13. Are New York Knicks Closer to NBA Title Contention Than We Think?

    Professional athletes tend to avoid being overtly political. But that doesn't stop them from talking like a politician...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 9 months ago 31,030 reads 178 comments

  14. Why Phil Jackson's Old Players Don't Make Sense for NY Knicks' Future

    Try as one might to idealize Phil Jackson and the impact his guile and stately charm have on the New York Knicks , there has always been one drawback to employing his basketball ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 months ago 25,243 reads 43 comments

  15. Has Phil Jackson Given New York Knicks Enough Assets for Blockbuster Trade?

    Something about the New York Knicks is different. No, it's not the famed triangle offense head coach Derek Fisher and team president Phil Jackson began implementing during summer league play...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 months ago 42,238 reads 163 comments

  16. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Free Agents, Trades, Amnesty Bidding and More

    As it pertains to NBA rosters, only the supporting-cast members and details are left to be determined. The megastars have found homes, and now the secondary players are filling the jobs as role players...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 10 months ago 10,479 reads 0 comments

  17. Updated Long-Term Plan for New York Knicks

    With Carmelo Anthony back with the New York Knicks , the long-term planning can finally begin. Whereas before the future of the team was up in the air, the Knicks now have a star ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 10 months ago 5,197 reads 20 comments

  18. In Return to Knicks, Carmelo Chooses Best Money Over Best Chance at NBA Title

    Carmelo Anthony recommitted to New York over the weekend, with his own neatly crafted statement and his own warm-and-fuzzy narrative—though without any explicit insight into his thought process...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 10 months ago 213,880 reads 1169 comments

  19. Carmelo Anthony Didn't Just Follow the Money, He Followed Phil Jackson

    He’d never leave $30 million on the table. For all fearful fans festooned to their Twitter feeds in the days leading up to Carmelo Anthony ’s announcement, this was the line on which you hung your hat...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 10 months ago 8,721 reads 90 comments

  20. Is Phil Jackson Already an Elite NBA Executive?

    Phil Jackson has gone through the later stages of his NBA career with the "Zen Master" moniker attached to him at the hip, but it's time to add a new descriptive phrase—elite NBA executive...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 months ago 9,932 reads 58 comments

  21. Report Card Grades for NY Knicks' 2014 Offseason so Far

    The last time that Phil Jackson was a member of the New York Knicks , he was not known for being a "Zen Master" or for having more championship rings than fingers...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 10 months ago 24,640 reads 63 comments

  22. Phil Jackson Proving His Worth as Melo Returns to Knicks

    Carmelo Anthony believes in Phil Jackson. That was the quote that floated around Wednesday when Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported that, "barring a last-second change of heart," Anthony would return to the New York Knicks ...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 10 months ago 1,587 reads 2 comments

  23. Knicks Rumors: Phil Jackson's Fire Sale Best Course of Action in New York

    Phil Jackson has a master plan in New York, and it won't be dictated by the actions of Carmelo Anthony...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 10 months ago 10,408 reads 1 comments

  24. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kevin Love, Carmelo Anthony, More

    With max deals flying left and right with reckless abandon, the NBA rumor mill is in full swing. Nothing is sacred during this time...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 10 months ago 6,054 reads 1 comments

  25. Can Phil Jackson Make NY Knicks a Player in Free Agency?

    When the New York Knicks brought in Phil Jackson to run things, the hope was that he could strengthen their wait-and-see approach. Turns out Jackson doesn't like waiting very much...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 months ago 20,491 reads 45 comments