Phil Jackson’s year away from NBA was pretty wild

Phil Jackson’s year away from NBA was pretty wild

Phil Jackson’s time away from the NBA was so very Phil Jackson. He attended a film festival in Rome, visited the Vatican, learned how to bake bread and went to Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The former Knicks president called it a…

Knicks legends wish Phil Jackson had reached out for help

Knicks legends wish Phil Jackson had reached out for help

Former Knicks guard Dick Barnett has something Phil Jackson doesn’t have — his Knicks jersey retired in the Garden rafters. But in reflecting on the Zen Master’s failure as Knicks president, Barnett, who wore No. 12, wondered why Jackson never once consulted…

Knicks’ season of change was just more of the same

Knicks’ season of change was just more of the same

It was going to be so different this time. Carmelo Anthony, regarded by too many as “He Who Defiled All Things Basketball,” was gone. Phil Jackson and his blasted triangle were in the rearview mirror. Kristaps Porzingis was the alpha male, especially…

Shaq: Knicks players failed Phil Jackson

Shaq: Knicks players failed Phil Jackson

Shaquille O’Neal says Phil Jackson meant well, but his cardinal sin during his three-year, three-month stint as Knicks president was trusting that millennial NBA players would adapt to the selfless aspects of the triangle. In a conference call promoting TNT’s coverage, O’Neal…